Numbers 27: Choosing a New Leader for Israel

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 70


Obviously, Moses could not be with the children of Israel forever. Consider the following questions as you read Numbers 27:12–23: What kind of leader would the Israelites need when Moses was gone? How are leaders chosen in the Church today? Why is the way they are selected important?

Understanding the Scriptures

Numbers 27

Gathered unto thy people (v. 13)Die 
Strife (v. 14)Rebellion 
Sanctify (v. 14)Honor 
A charge (vv. 19, 23)Instructions, responsibilities, and blessings 

Studying the Scriptures

Do activity A as you study Numbers 27.

Activity A iconWe Believe …

What principles of the fifth Article of Faith were used in choosing Joshua as a leader in Israel?