Korah, and his sons (pt 9, conclusion)

Korah [and 250 other Israelite men] became insolent and rose up against Moses... They came as a group to oppose Moses and Aaron... Then the LORD said to Moses, "Say to the assembly, 'Move away from the tents of Korah, Dathan and Abiram." Moses...warned the assembly, "Move back from the tents of these wicked men!…

Korah, and his sons (pt 8)

Well we had our baby, and he is wonderful! His name is Mathias. I'll have plenty to write about him--but for now let's begin to bring our reflection on Korah and his sons to a close. Though the LORD had completely destroyed en masse┬áthe families of Korah, Dathan and Abiram at the doors of their…

Korah, and his sons (pt 7)

Korah [...] became insolent and rose up against Moses [and] gathered all his followers in opposition to them... ...Then the LORD said to Moses, "Say to the assembly, Move away from the tents of Korah, Dathan and Abiram...'" Numbers 16 It's been awhile - I plan to return to a more consistent habit of writing.…

Korah, and his sons (pt 6)

Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. James 3:1   I'd like to go on a bit of a tangent here and make some observations that I don't think are central to the story of Korah's rebellion, but which are…

Korah, and his sons (pt 5)

Sheol [Death] and Abaddon [Destruction] are never satisfied, and never satisfied are the eyes of man. Proverbs 27:20 (ESV) This truth was sadly manifest in the fate of Korah and his followers. Korah--a Levite and a Kohathite! Entrusted with some of the most sacred responsibilities given to the Israelites, Korah's lot was still, in his…