Numbers 26–31: On Another Census, Another Set of Laws, and Moses’ Last Military Mission in Midian (Bible Talk, Episode 52)

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As Numbers nears its end, Moses leads his people on a final military mission.

Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about Numbers 26–31.


2:02 / Where are we in the book of Numbers?

3:22 / What gold is there to see in the census of Numbers 26?

5:22 / What is Numbers 27 about?

6:35 / How is Joshua a type of Israel’s future kings?

9:04 / What’s going on with the daughters of Zelophehad?

10:35 / Why does Moses bring up Israel’s sacrificial calendar again in Numbers 28-29?

11:54 / Numbers 30 lays out laws about vows; why is this significant?

13:44 / How does Jesus’ teaching about vows in the Sermon on the Mount clarify the laws in Numbers 30?

14:31 / Who are the Midianites, and why is Israel trying to find vengeance against them?

16:00 / How should we understand Numbers 31:17? “Now therefore, kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man by lying with him.”

19:41 / Where are we headed in the book of Numbers?

20:22 / Alex shares the testimony of a woman who God saved using Numbers 27.

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Painting: Joshua is appointed as Moses’ successorSchnorr (1852-60)

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