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“Have you allowed all the women to live?” he asked them. “They were the ones who followed Balaam’s advice and enticed the Israelites to be unfaithful to the Lord. . .” Numbers 31:15-16
Sometimes I gloss over those things I don’t understand, but that is not fair to God. Moses was angry because the soldiers had not killed the women of their enemy in battle as they had the men. I don’t understand, yet I know God operated in such a way that other cultures would not have influence on His people. I also know Jesus calls for us to bring the gospel to ALL people. We are not in the business of killing. Still, I don’t want to simply ignore incidents like this where I do not understand. God is beyond my understanding, but I want to grasp as much as I can. In this way I get to know Him better. That is a blessing.