Tag: Canaan

  • Biblical Principle #277: Land Inheritance for Israelites without Sons

    Biblical Principles List Principle In the Law of Moses, God instructed how Israel was to protect the land inheritance of Israelites who died without sons. Explanation The book of Numbers records a situation where a man name Zelophehad died with no sons and four daughters. The daughters went to Moses to ask that their father’s…

  • Biblical Principle #211: Special Instructions Upon Conquest of Canaan

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God commanded Israel to follow specific instructions after they took possession of the land of Canaan. Explanation The Law of Moses included several instructions specific to the period of time following conquest of the land of Canaan. Special Dedication of Fruits 1 “And it shall be,…

  • Biblical Principle #170: Victory is Impossible without God

    Biblical Principles List Principle Without God, victory is impossible. Explanation After GOD sentenced Israel to 40 years of wandering, Israel “repented” of their sin of disbelief. Driven by a desire to avoid GOD’s punishment of death in the wilderness, the people decided to take the land after all. Only, this time GOD was not with…

  • Biblical Principle #168: Israel Disbelieved They Could Conquer Canaan

    Biblical Principles List Principle Israel lacked faith that they could conquer Canaan and, instead, complained against GOD and Moses. Explanation GOD told Moses to send twelve spies to scout out the land of Canaan and bring back a report. Ten spies brought back a fearful report. Israel disbelieved that they could take the land and…

  • Biblical Principle #167: Only Two Spies Had Faith

    Biblical Principles List Principle Two of Israel’s twelve spies who were sent to spy out the land of Canaan had faith. Explanation GOD told Moses to send twelve spies to scout out the land of Canaan and bring back a report. When the spies returned, ten were fear-full and faith-less. Only two, Joshua and Caleb,…

  • Biblical Principle #156: God Commanded Israel to Make No Treaties

    Biblical Principles List Principle God commanded Israel to make no treaties with other nations in Canaan. Explanation When Moses was upon Mount Sinai receiving the second set of stone tablets, GOD instructed: 10 The Lord then said to Moses, “Behold, I am establishing a covenant with you. Before all your people I will do marvels…

  • Biblical Principle #139: God Assured Israel’s Victory in Canaan

    Biblical Principles List Principle God assured Moses of Israel’s victory throughout Canaan (if they obeyed Him). Explanation As GOD concluded His initial message to Moses at Mount Sinai, after having spoken the Ten Commandments to all of Israel, GOD told Moses: 23 For My Angel will go before you and bring you in to the…

  • Biblical Principle #138: God Sent His Angel to Accompany Israel

    Biblical Principles List Principle God sent His angel to accompany Israel to Canaan. Explanation As GOD concluded His initial message to Moses at Mount Sinai, after having spoken the Ten Commandments to all of Israel, GOD told Moses: 20 “Behold, I send My Angel before your face, to keep you in the way and to…

  • Biblical Principle #114: Israel an Assembly of Nations

    Biblical Principles List Principle God promised Israel would be an assembly of nations. Explanation After Jacob deceived his father, Isaac, to secretly obtain Esau’s blessing, Isaac and Rebekah sent Jacob to Rebekah’s family in Mesopotamia in order to escape Esau’s vengeance. 1 Now Isaac called Jacob and blessed him, and charged him, saying, “You shall…

  • Biblical Principle #70: The Bible Story is About the Fulfillment of Abraham’s Promises

    Biblical Principles List Principle The focus of the entire Bible story is how God fulfilled His promises to Abraham (and his descendants). Explanation We previously established that GOD made Abraham a series of promises as a reward for Abraham’s faith. However, Abraham and all the faithful in Scripture lived their life without receiving the promises.…