A Pleasant Surprise
As I was reading the Book of Numbers, I was pleasantly surprised by an insight the Lord gave me. It concerned the death of Aaron, Israel’s first high priest. The account reads this way:
… the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “Aaron will be gathered to his people. … Get Aaron and his son Eleazar and take them up Mount Hor. Remove Aaron’s garments and put them on his son Eleazar, for Aaron will be gathered to his people; he will die there” (20:23-26).
On the surface,…