As one of the most loved gifts of Jewish faith and culture, the Aaronic Blessing offers a vision of the unchanging desire, and heart of God for people like us. Yet this Promise of heaven’s favor shows up in a most unlikely place. In the life-threatening wilderness of Sinai— following a remarkable rescue from Egyptian slave yards— and a series of unremarkable human mistakes, God promises to bless his people—with the mere mention of his Name. Be part of these joy filled conversations with the group about the Blessing that, on the surface, seems to show up out of nowhere.
What is a benediction? Is it a church formality? A magical invocation? No—it’s much more! In this chapter, you’ll examine one of the most well-known benedictions in Scripture given to the Israelites in the wilderness. Learn how God’s blessings show up in unexpected places!
What does it mean to be blessed by God? Is it having health and wealth? A perfect family? In this chapter, you’ll consider how God blessed the Israelites even as they wandered in the desert and how He wants to bless you today.
We can’t do anything to earn God’s love or grace. But do we have to work for God’s other blessings? In this chapter, you’ll explore and gain greater understanding of unconditional and conditional blessings and promises from God.
A mediator is someone who brings together two parties to help them come to an agreement. In this chapter, you’ll hear how Moses’ mediation on behalf of the Israelites in the wilderness points to Jesus as the mediator between God and all of us.
In the Old Testament, we read about how God’s blessing was focused on His “chosen people,” the Israelites. But eventually, God’s blessing would extend to everyone. In this chapter, you’ll discover how the Aaronic Blessing paved the way for the blessing of all people through Jesus.