The Book of Numbers: Day 14

A Worshipful Journey Through the Book of Numbers

Four hundred years of compromise, sin, suffering and darkness at the hands of evil authorities. Israel’s only way to be healed is to come out of slavery and into the freedom of the Lord’s authority. Picture yourself when reading of Israel. As you follow our study through the often overlooked book of Numbers, you will see how God rehabilitates and frees broken people.

Day 14: Korah’s Rebellion

Korah is a distant cousin of both Moses and Aaron. Though the previous chapter records the corporate rebellion of Israel as a whole, here in Chapter 16 of Numbers, Korah serves as a “typological” example of the depth of rebellion that resides in the individual hearts of the people. The depravity that had continued to brood in Korah’s heart toward the LORD and the LORD’s authority, finally welled up within him to lead to his utter rejection of all that the LORD is doing. Similarly to the rebellion of the Garden, the text tells us that the first group of people that are affected due to Korah’s impatience is his very own family. His rebellion begins right under the hands of those within his household. He rejected the environment of the home and he put to shame the attempts of others—bringing discord into their homes.

Consider as you read the role that rebellion, bitterness, and anger play in the eroding of Christian people, families, and churches. These are all signs of hidden rebellion toward the authority and leadership of the Lord, and we need to pray against the enemies’ attacks in ourselves and others, lest they grow up and corrupt entire families and communities.

For Further Study in Scripture go to:

NUM 16, JUD 1:5-13, HEB 12:5-17

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Author: Dave Yauk

Dave Yauk is first a foremost a follower of Jesus. He is Husband to Katie, and Father to 4 wonderful children (Naomi, Jesse, Levi, and Analise). Dave's primary passion is to seek after Gods Glory in all things, and in his contribution you'll find he holds a passion for Theology and all things Beautiful as seen in the Creator, Creativity, Character and Culture. Dave has been privileged to do ministry in over 17 countries. This has been his primary means of education and learning as a follower of Jesus. However, Dave has also had the honor of getting a B.A. from Colorado Christian University in Organizational Management and Christian Leadership, a Master's in Divinity from Liberty University, and a Doctorate in Worship Studies from I.W.S. Dave owns the Garden City Project (an online collaborative marketplace for Christian artists and innovators), Finale School of Music, and teaches online guitar for He is also a Professor of Theology, Worship and Missiology at Visible Music College and Grand Canyon University.

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