Reading

Day 1: Numbers 19:1-21:35

Day 2: Numbers 22:1-24:25

Day 3: Numbers 25:1-26:65

Day 4: Numbers 27:1-29:40

Day 5: Numbers 30:1-31:54

Day 6: Numbers 32:1-33:56

Day 7: Numbers 34:1-36:13



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Hard Questions

  1. (Num. 19-the water of purification) These are some strange instructions; what is going on?(Num. 20) Is it unfair for Moses to be refused entry to the Promised land?
  2. (Num. 21 :8-9) Is the bronze serpent justification for making images?
  3. (Num. 22-23) Did God really speak to Salaam? Did Salaam conjure God up? Did the donkey actually speak? {Oeul. 23:5 is God’s final word on Balaam. " Nevertheless the LORD your God would not listen to Balaam. but the LORD your God turned the curse into a blessing for you, because the LORD yo …. God loves you.
  4. (Num. 30) Why so many restrictions over women’s vows?
  5. (Num. 31 :1 -24) What do we make of genocide in the context of the Exodus, Conquest. and Kingdom eras? What about the treatment here of female captives of war? This will be treated in more detail next week in a discussion of Deuteronomy 21.
  6. {Num. 35) Cities of refuge.
  7. (Num. 26 and 36) Women’s inheritances.





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