Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Today we discover that …

Moses Prepares the New Generation for Invasion

(Numbers 26-36)

After forty years of aimless wanderings to birth a new, hope-filled generation and bury the old, rebellious generation, God is ready to try again! As the new generation travels closer to Canaan, Moses, now 120 years old, begins again to prepare a people for the impending invasion of the land God so long ago promised to Abraham! Watch for these three specific events along the way:

  • Moses again organizes a new generation for the impending invasion. (26-27)
  • Moses again reviews the practices to be established once the new generation has successfully invaded the land. (28-30)
  • Moses conquers the land on the East side of the Jordan River in demonstration of the impending victory of the nation of Israel. (31-36)

It is our hope that this background information helps a bit as you read on in the Bible. We will continue this series with our next installment on Friday when we talk about the “Eradication Protocols.”

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