Monthly Archives: December 2011

Numbers 5 – Lepers cast out?

In class as we were going through some of the chapters in Numbers I had several students ask about the casting out of the lepers in Numbers 5.  Although not just lepers were “put out of the camp” (Numbers 5:2), … Continue reading

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Numbers 9: A cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night

Numbers chapter 9 illustrates how the Lord instructed Israel when they were to move the camp.  “So it was alway: the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.” (Numbers 9:16) As long as the cloud … Continue reading

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Exodus 32: Throw your rope over the wall

Throw your rope over the wall Moses faced many barriers in his effort to get the children of Israel out of Egypt.  It has been said that it was easier for Moses to get the children of Israel out of … Continue reading

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Exodus 32: A study in leadership practices

Today we examined how Moses and Aaron react to the Israelites’ desire to engage in idolatrous practices.  Aaron and Moses both respond in divergent ways – looking into their responses brought home a message to the youth in seminary. First, … Continue reading

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Exodus 25-27 The Tabernacle as a Type

Today in class we discussed how the Tabernacle the Lord instructed Moses to build is a type or shadow of our journey back to our Heavenly Father’s presence.  Everything the Lord instructed Moses with regards to the Tabernacle pointed to … Continue reading

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