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Numbers 20:7-9

Numbers 20:7–9 (ESV): "7 and the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 8 "Take the staff, and assemble the congregation, you and Aaron your brother, and tell the rock before their eyes to yield its water. So you shall bring water out of the rock for them and give drink to the congregation and their cattle." 9 And Moses took the staff from before the Lord, a...
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Numbers 16:48-50

Numbers 16:48–50 (ESV): "48 And he stood between the dead and the living, and the plague was stopped. 49 Now those who died in the plague were 14,700, besides those who died in the affair of Korah. 50 And Aaron returned to Moses at the entrance of the tent of meeting, when the plague was stopped." When God's wrath burns hot against u...
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Numbers 16:19-21

Numbers 16:19–21 (ESV): "19 Then Korah assembled all the congregation against them at the entrance of the tent of meeting. And the glory of the Lord appeared to all the congregation. 20 And the Lord spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying, 21 "Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment." Insubor...
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Numbers 14:11-12

Numbers 14:11–12 (ESV): 11 And the Lord said to Moses, "How long will this people despise me? And how long will they not believe in me, in spite of all the signs that I have done among them? 12 I will strike them with the pestilence and disinherit them, and I will make of you a nation greater and mightier than they."  All sin is grie...
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Numbers 14:6-8

Numbers 14:6–8 (ESV): l6 And Joshua the son of Nun and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, who were among those who had spied out the land, tore their clothes 7 and said to all the congregation of the people of Israel, "The land, which we passed through to spy it out, is an exceedingly good land. 8 If the Lord delights in us, he will bring u...
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Numbers 12:10-11

Numbers 12:10–11 (ESV): "10 When the cloud removed from over the tent, behold, Miriam was leprous, like snow. And Aaron turned toward Miriam, and behold, she was leprous. 11 And Aaron said to Moses, "Oh, my lord, do not punish us because we have done foolishly and have sinned." Envy subtly captivates the human heart and corrupts the mind ...
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Numbers 11:28-30

Numbers 11:28–30 (ESV): "28 And Joshua the son of Nun, the assistant of Moses from his youth, said, "My lord Moses, stop them." 29 But Moses said to him, "Are you jealous for my sake? Would that all the Lord's people were prophets, that the Lord would put his Spirit on them!" 30 And Moses and the elders of Israel returned to the camp...
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Numbers 9:22-23

Numbers 9:22–23 (ESV): "22 Whether it was two days, or a month, or a longer time, that the cloud continued over the tabernacle, abiding there, the people of Israel remained in camp and did not set out, but when it lifted they set out. 23 At the command of the Lord they camped, and at the command of the Lord they set out. They kept the cha...
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Numbers 9:6-8

Numbers 9:6–8 (ESV): "6 And there were certain men who were unclean through touching a dead body, so that they could not keep the Passover on that day, and they came before Moses and Aaron on that day. 7 And those men said to him, "We are unclean through touching a dead body. Why are we kept from bringing the Lord's offering at its appoin...
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Numbers 1:2-3

Numbers 1:2–3 (ESV): 2 "Take a census of all the congregation of the people of Israel, by clans, by fathers' houses, according to the number of names, every male, head by head. 3 From twenty years old and upward, all in Israel who are able to go to war, you and Aaron shall list them, company by company." Enlistment into God's army isn't a...
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Leviticus 27:14-15

Leviticus 27:14–15 (ESV): 14 "When a man dedicates his house as a holy gift to the Lord, the priest shall value it as either good or bad; as the priest values it, so it shall stand. 15 And if the donor wishes to redeem his house, he shall add a fifth to the valuation price, and it shall be his." Making a vow to God is serious business tha...
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Leviticus 26:3-4

Leviticus 26:3–4 (ESV): 3 "If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them, 4 then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit." The Bible is full of two kinds of promises, conditional and unconditional.Conditional promises require action on...
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Leviticus 25:35-38

Leviticus 25:35–38 (ESV): "35 "If your brother becomes poor and cannot maintain himself with you, you shall support him as though he were a stranger and a sojourner, and he shall live with you. 36 Take no interest from him or profit, but fear your God, that your brother may live beside you. 37 You shall not lend him your money at interest, nor give...
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Leviticus 25:3-4

Leviticus 25:3–4 (ESV): "3 For six years you shall sow your field, and for six years you shall prune your vineyard and gather in its fruits, 4 but in the seventh year there shall be a Sabbath of solemn rest for the land, a Sabbath to the Lord. You shall not sow your field or prune your vineyard." God is faithful to provide rest for His pe...
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Leviticus 23:1-2

Leviticus 23:1–2 (ESV): "The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 "Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, These are the appointed feasts of the Lord that you shall proclaim as holy convocations; they are my appointed feasts." God never disappoints with ways to remind us of all that He has done and illustrate all that He is yet to do. God ins...
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Leviticus 22:31-33

Leviticus 22:31–33 (ESV):"32 And you shall not profane my holy name, that I may be sanctified among the people of Israel. I am the Lord who sanctifies you, 33 who brought you out of the land of Egypt to be your God: I am the Lord." God is the rightful owner of everything that exists as Creator but He is God only to those who have come out of the wo...
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Leviticus 19:36b-37

Leviticus 19:36b–37 (ESV): "...I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt. 37 And you shall observe all my statutes and all my rules, and do them: I am the Lord."  The law of God is perfection written down in the form of do's and don'ts. It is good and produces wholeness in the lives of those who follow. Delight in i...
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Leviticus 17:10-11

Leviticus 17:10–11 (ESV): "10 "If any one of the house of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn among them eats any blood, I will set my face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people. 11 For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it for you on the altar to make atonement for your soul...
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Leviticus 17:3-5

Leviticus 17:3–5 (ESV): "3 If any one of the house of Israel kills an ox or a lamb or a goat in the camp, or kills it outside the camp, 4 and does not bring it to the entrance of the tent of meeting to offer it as a gift to the Lord in front of the tabernacle of the Lord, bloodguilt shall be imputed to that man. He has shed blood, and tha...
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Leviticus 16:2-4

Leviticus 16:2–4 (ESV): "Tell Aaron your brother not to come at any time into the Holy Place inside the veil, before the mercy seat that is on the ark, so that he may not die. For I will appear in the cloud over the mercy seat. 3 But in this way Aaron shall come into the Holy Place: with a bull from the herd for a sin offering and a ram for a ...
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