Analysis Of Leviticus And Numbers

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Summary Leviticus and Numbers (unit 4 #6) The redeemed Israelites exodus from Egypt, has brought them to Mont Siani, where they struggle with obedience. Jehovah teaches the chosen children of Israel His character of holiness, sovereignty, healer and provider, the who blesses and makes His children fruitful, as He is the keeper of the covenant and everything is brought under Him. God sets up His earthly throne with his people reveal Himself as holy, as in Leviticus 20:26, “You are to be holy to me because I, the Lord, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations to be my own,” God also builds his people to be holy. The setting of Leviticus mainly appears to take place at Mt. Sinai, and begins with instructions, for Aaron and his priests,…show more content…
It is the heart that knows the love of God that can really love the law. The law is for those who are walking in faith with God. Those who do not know God cannot understand the beauty of God’s mercy and grace in the law. Like a mirror, looking at the ways in which we can see ourselves as not living up to the law, possibly, then, we can open up to know that we need a savior. The book of Numbers shows that God is always with us and will never leave his people, we therefore can trust Him. Numbers has many stories of the Israelites learning to trust God, they complained about the food and Mariam opposes God’s chosen leader, Moses. Korah, Dathan and Abiram rise against Moses. The Israelites become greedy and take too much quail and oppose and grumble against Moses, “If only we had died in Egypt! Or in this wilderness!”. The rebellious people see that God gives them grace and punishes them as a parent who loves their…show more content…
How does the story given in Numbers show the failures of the Israelites in obeying God? The book of Numbers shows that God is always with us and will never leave his people, we therefore can trust Him, but we do not. Numbers has many stories of the Israelites learning to trust God, they complained about the food in the desert and opposed God’s chosen leader, Moses. The land of Milk and honey was given to them, and they became afraid and believed the fear over God. When we fear something other than God, we make that our idol. In our life we struggle in the same way as the Israelites. d. What surprised you about the Book of Numbers? What surprised me about the book of The budding of Aarons staff was a surprise that it is an example of rebellion, when budding is a sign of life. This reminds me of Jesus, where our rebellion is a sign that we need new life, and God gave it and we need only to receive it. The book of Numbers has stories nestled in the census of numbers. Like donkey’s who are smarter then their owners and battles that belong to the Lord and budding sticks with fruit. God has

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