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Stage by Stage
October 27, 2016

Read: Numbers 33:1-15, 36-37
Bible in a Year: Jeremiah 12-14; 2 Timothy 1

At the Lordís command Moses recorded the stages in their journey.óNumbers 33:2

Numbers 33 is a chapter in the Bible we might pass by without reflection. It appears to be nothing more than a long list of places tracing Israelís pilgrimage from Rameses in Egypt to their arrival in the plains of Moab. But it must be important because itís the only section in Numbers that follows with the words: ďAt the Lordís command Moses recorded . . .Ē (v. 2).

Why keep a record of this? Could it be that this list provides a framework upon which the Israelites emerging from the wilderness could retrace that forty-year journey in their thoughts and recall Godís faithfulness at each location?

I envision an Israelite father, sitting near a campfire, reminiscing with his son: ďI will never forget Rephidim! I was dying of thirst, nothing but sand and sage for hundreds of miles. Then God directed Moses to take his staff and strike a rockóactually a hard slab of flint. I thought, What a futile gesture; heíll never get anything out of that stone. But to my amazement water gushed out of that rock! A generous flow that satisfied the thirst of the thousands of Israelites. Iíll never forget that day!Ē (see Ps. 114:8; Num. 20:8-13; 33:14).
So why not give it a try? Reflect on your lifeóstage by stageóand remember all the ways God has shown you His faithful, covenant love. óDavid Roper

Count your many blessings, name them one by one. Johnson Oatman Jr.
For reflection on the faithfulness of God, listen to this Discover the Word program: discovertheword.org/faithfulness.

Godís faithfulness extends to all generations.

INSIGHT: Stage by stage God leads His dear children along. Sometimes (as in Israelís case), Godís leading in our lives may seem quite mystifying; we may feel we are traveling in circles. Nevertheless, when we trust in the Lord, He will direct us (Prov. 3:5-6). God is faithful to all who put their trust in Him. Jim Townsend

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