Organization

Organizing the Tribes - Numbers 2:1 – 2:34 (commentary)

The books of Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers present a striking contrast between how much we can accomplish when we obey God and how little we can accomplish when we don’t. The organization of the Israelite camp was ordered by God. By obeying the commands of God for organization t …

Instructions for Tongues Speakers - I Corinthians 14:26 – 14:40 (commentary)

Two things are specifically emphasized in this passage: “Let all things be done unto edifying” (v. 26)."Let all things be done decently and in order” (v. 40). This has been the theme in this chapter and continues in Paul’s thinking as he gives instr …

Preparing to Enter Canaan - Deuteronomy 1:1 – 1:18 (commentary)

The book of Deuteronomy opens with Moses giving a brief history lesson of what God has done for His people (vv. 1-11). The people are at Kadesh Barnea and they are in the 40th year after their deliverance from Egypt. (v. 3). Moses is about to expound God’s law and prepare …

Solomon’s Political Organization - I Kings 4:1 – 4:19 (commentary)

David Recruits Leaders to Build The Temple - I Chronicles 23:1 – 23:23 (commentary)

David was about 70 years of age when Solomon, his son, was made king (v. l). The details for this succession to the throne are given in l Kings l:11-40. Another census was taken and the total number of Levites from the age of thirty years and upward (v. 3) was 38 thousand. The di …

Military Commanders And Divisions - I Chronicles 27:1 – 27:34 (commentary)

1. David assigns Army Commanders. (vv. 1-15) Each month a group of 24,000 men served as soldiers in Israel’s army. These men included family leaders, army commanders, and officials of the king, under the command of specified leaders, arranged by the month of their se …