Aaron was the older brother of Moses, and so Moses’ primacy in the relationship between the two continues the regular theme of Genesis: The older shall serve the younger. At the same time, in . . . . Continue Reading »

Martyr Sacrifice

Numbers 19 gives the recipe for concocting the water of purification from the ashes of a burnt red heifer and some other ingredients. We expect a Reformed theologian like Edwards to reach immediately . . . . Continue Reading »

New Model Army

Numbers contains two censuses, one in chapter 1 and another in chapter 26. The total numbers are almost identical. In the first census, the count is 603,550 (1:46), while the second counts 601,730 . . . . Continue Reading »