Tag: Numbers 2:34

Thankful for God’s Order!

Scripture reading for February 7th:  Numbers 2-5

Key Scriptures:  Numbers 2:1-2, 34  “The Lord said to Moses and Aaron: “The Israelites are to camp around the Tent of Meeting some distance from it, each man under his standard with the banners of his family.”  “So the Israelites did everything the Lord commanded Moses; that is the way they encamped under their standards, and that is the way they set out, each with his clan and family.””

God is a God of order.  He had specific instruction for His leaders to set each person in a proper job and place.  Each was assigned a location in relation to the Tent of Meeting, the place where God’s Presence lived in their midst.  Each was to be with their family or clan and move in a particular order when God moved out ahead of them.

Thankful for order:  God’s order brings peace and unity to His people.  “For you can all prophesy in turn so that everyone may be instructed and encouraged. The spirits of the prophets are subject to the control of prophets.  For God is not a God of disorder but of peace.”  (1st Corinthians 14:31-33)

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