Today we conclude the teaching on obedience to God’s word. It might be a hard thing to grasp for some. Loving God is not an emotional thing, it is an obedient thing. To love God is to obey His word.
On the roads from this small town to Jerusalem, if you would look on a map, it goes through a fairly mountainous range. It is probably the case, more than a few times when that Ark looked a little unsteady and they weren’t sure it was going to make it. Finally, it gets to the point where Uzza is so concerned he feels he better put out his hand or the Ark itself may tumble. He reaches, he touches, he offends God, and he is struck down. Why does God keep doing this? Why in light to what we know is going on in the hearts of these men, why is God continuing to strike down men who appear to be trying to do the right thing? Well, the answer comes from Numbers 4: Continue reading