Numbers 15–16: On the Absurdity of Theonomy, the Corrupting Nature of J.Crew Sponsorship, and Korah’s Rebellion (Bible Talk, Ep. 47)
Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about Numbers 15–16. They cover Korah’s Rebellion, the absurdity of theonomy, and . . . more laws about purification and the priesthood? Why!?
1:05 / Why did the Lord depart from Israel in Numbers 14?
1:53 / Why does Numbers 15 return to discussions of purification, sacrificial, and unintentional sin-laws?
4:12 / Why is it important to remember that all of these sacrifices are fulfilled in Christ?
6:06 / Sam gives a high-level view of Numbers 15.
9:23 / What does the difference between unintentional and “high-handed” sins reveal?
11:45 / How would a theonomist read passages like the Sabbathbreaker being executed? Where do they err?
13:48 / What is noteworthy about the Lord’s commandments to make tassels?
17:03 / Where is the line of Koran from?
18:03 / Why do Korah and others rebel?
22:43 / What is Moses’ test?
25:00 / How does Moses’ test work itself out?
28:26 / How does God judge in these matters?
30:12 / Jim argues fear of the Lord looks like appropriate respect for authorities God has placed over you.
31:38 / How might chapter 16 (and 17) be the center of the book of Numbers?
34:21 / Does Aaron make a bloodless atonement for Israel’s latest rebellion?
36:12 / Jesus?