Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned back My wrath from the children of Israel, because he was zealous with My zeal among them, so that I did consume the children of Israel in My zeal.
The Book of Numbers describes the events right before the Israelites entered the Promised Land. Similar to the tension-filled days before a great battle or election day, --- these events reveal the Israelites' restlessness and impatience, but also the anticipation of what God would do.
The war against the Midianites - Numbers 31:1-54
Sinai - The Sinai peninsula is about 150 miles wide at 250 miles long. Its land area is desert and a tableland rising to about 2,500 feet. On the north the Sinai plateau slopes away to the Mediterranean Sea. Near the South end of the peninsula, a series of granite mountains rise 4,000 - 9,000 feet high, in striking contrast to the surrounding nations.
and it shall be to him and his descendants after him a covenant of an everlasting priesthood, because he was zealous for his God, and made atonement for the children of Israel.
Gaius, my host and the host of the whole church, greets you, Erastus, the treasurer of the city, greets you, and Quartus, a brother.
Promise Calendar 2008 - Hebrews 8:12
For I will be merciful to their unrightousness, and their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more.
2 Samuel 7:4-17
2 Chronicles 6:36-39
The Book of Esther
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