Tag: Eleazar

  • Biblical Principle #161: God Accepts Certain Deviations

    Biblical Principles List Principle In certain circumstances, God accepts deviations from His instructions, when the person’s motive is to honor God. Explanation This principle is tricky to articulate. I want to be careful not to mislead anyone by misrepresenting GOD’s character and mindset. We previously established that, when GOD gives specific instructions, He expects those…

  • Biblical Principle #159: Levitical Priesthood Began Serving Israel

    Biblical Principles List Principle Having completed their consecration period, Aaron and his sons began serving as Israel’s priests. Explanation We have previously established (here and here) the significant preparations that were necessary for Aaron and his sons to serve as Israel’s priests. Such measures were necessary because GOD is holy and does not allow sinful…

  • March 14 – Land Promise Fulfilled

    Reading Josh. 18:1-21:45 Devotional During these chapters we read how Joshua and Eleazar the high priest divided the remaining land among the tribes of Israel. They determined the order by casting lots, which fell in the following order: Benjamin, Simeon, Zebulun, Asher, Naphtali, and Dan. Joshua was given the city of Timnah Serah which was…

  • March 16 – Man’s Wisdom Versus GOD’s

    Reading Judg. 2:8-9 Josh. 24:33 Judg. 1:1-10, 16-19 Josh. 15:13-14 Judg. 1:11-15, 22-26 Josh. 13:13; 16:10 Josh. 17:11-13 Josh. 15:63 Judg. 1:21, 30-36; 2:1-5 Devotional  In today’s text, the bones of Joshua, Eleazar (the son of Aaron) the high priest, and Joseph are all buried in the Promised Land. This ends the last living connections to Moses and…

  • February 12 – Be Zealous for GOD

    Reading Num. 25:1-18; 31:1-54 Devotional While they were camped nearby, many of the Israelite men began to commit sin against GOD with the Moabite women. GOD was furious and told Moses to take the Israelite leaders and kill those who had sinned with the Moabite women. While Moses and the Israelite leaders were weeping at…