Here’s the short version 😀
Those ladies changed how things were done! They did it through “due process” – confidently bringing it before Moses, who was the one in charge. What did Moses do with it? He brought it to God…
There’s the human element, but I also wonder about the
We wrestle not against Flesh and Blood
Long Version: I mean, click there and make sure you have a cup of coffee on the table 😀
Short version cont’d…
John 1:12 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God—” “13 children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God.
John 10:17 The reason my Father loves me is that I lay down my life—only to take it up again. 18 No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down and authority to take it up again. This command I received from my Father.”
Look at the “If – Then” statements by Jesus in John 15:1-17
The only time the word RIGHT occurs in Numbers 27 there is in verse 7. But as you know, the Old Testament was written in Hebrew. I use the Blue Letter Bible to help me do word studies through interlinear tools (bridging the gap btwn me and the original languages) and commentaries. I really love David Guzik’s insights. Here is the word study for the word, RIGHT used in verse 7,
RIGHT then, God’s response was to change how things are done. We as protestants SAY we don’t honour tradition above the authority of scripture. To which I say, “oh, really?” But to change how things are done, we have to go up against the crowd, and how things have always been done. But we have to go about it according to the example of these ladies. Have you ever read about the Korah rebellion?
- Numbers 16 – Korah Rebellion
- Numbers 16:1 Korah son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and certain Reubenites—Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab, and On son of Peleth—became insolent 2 and rose up against Moses.
Numbers 27:3 “Our father died in the wilderness. He was not among Korah’s followers, who banded together against the Lord
You are a woman of God. You are Katelyn. You have a unique GIFT that is the composite of all the gifts God has given you. As you pursue those gifts, I once again echo Paul’s encouragement to Timothy, to fan those gifts into flame, just as you are doing. God works out the details as we do the obedience. I constantly have to remember that.