The story of Moses’ extraordinary life and death offers an opportunity to see God’s hand throughout his life in incredible ways, but it also offers us hope in something far greater than this unique servant of God.
A few sound words of commitment to God do not prove a heart commitment to God. Balaam’s life and actions demonstrate that if we set our heart on sinful pursuits, we cannot avoid enticing others to sin.
God delivers His people from bondage by grace through a blood sacrifice. But His primary focus in His redemption is freedom from the spiritual bondage of our own sin, not liberation from external oppression.