At first sight, the book of Numbers may seem plain, even unattractive, with its many genealogies, the never-ending measurements of the Tabernacle, and the many laws of offerings. However, understanding that every word of God is pure, as Solomon discovered (Prov. 30:5), and being convinced that all Scripture is given by inspiration of God, as Paul understood (2 Tim. 3:16), the reader will quickly discover that, indeed, all Scripture converges toward our Lord and Savior—even the book of Numbers.
This article first appeared in Ariel Magazine, Summer 2018 / Volume 1 / #27, pp 16-21. It has been republished here with permission by the copyright owner: Ariel Ministries USA, 11926 Radium St, San Antonio, TX 78216, USA. © 2022 by Ariel Ministries USA. All rights reserved.