WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14
Scripture: Numbers 16:1-3,15
Moses found himself in a war with Korah, Dathan, Abiram and 250 leaders. They all wanted to replace him. He had to pray about whether or not he would finish his race as Israel’s leader. When he prayed in Numbers 16:15 he said, “Do not respect their offering. I have not taken one donkey from them, nor have I hurt one of them.” ‘God, I have not taken and I have not hurt.’ That sounded very much like Samuel and the Apostle Paul. All three men sounded like they had the same thing in common. When they found themselves in the midst of a war over whether or not they got to continue their ministry, the first thing they appealed to was the biblical integrity of how they conducted their office. “I have not taken, I have not hurt,” states financial integrity. All three men saw dramatic signs, wonders and miracles. Do we have a failure to prepare in this area? In their preparation, Moses and Samuel could have said exactly what Joseph said, “Why have you repaid evil for good?” Is there something in this process of learning to overcome evil with good that qualifies us to move God’s Hand? It certainly would appear so.