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At the Lord's Command….

Numbers 9:22-23

“Whether the cloud stayed over the tabernacle for two days or a month or a year, the Israelites would remain in camp and not set out. At the Lord’s command they encamped, and at the Lord’s command they set out. They obeyed the Lord’s order, in accordance with his command through Moses.”

It must have been tiresome doing this. I mean we just read eight chapters on how the Israelites would set up and take down each step of the tent. They did this every time God moved. Not that I would complain, but after setting up everything it would be crazy to just brea it all down again and move. But, this little statement provides such insight on what it means to be follow the Lord’s will. The Israelites would do it. When God moved, they moved. No questions asked. Following God meant that you would follow Him regardless of when or where He decides to move. To be obedient. From this you can conclude that it took obedience to follow God. It took diligence to follow God. It t…