Paul demonstrates how the priestly office, first filled by Aaron, was characteristic of that which Christ Jesus serves as a superior and heavenly high priest. This being so, the priestly position, operation, and procedure of Aaron’s high office take on extra meaning for Christians. (Heb 8:1-6; 9:6-14, 23-28)
According to the Book of Exodus, Aaron first functioned as Moses' assistant. Because Moses complained that he could not speak well, God appointed Aaron as Moses' “prophet” (Exodus 4:10-17; 7:1)
It was quite befitting, therefore, that our Lord should explain to his fisher friend the momentous and glorious ministry that awaited him, through the calling in which he had been engaged from boyhood, and which had so many points of resemblance with the work of winning souls.
IF the days of David and Solomon may be compared to spring and summer in the history of the kingdom of Israel, it was late autumn when our story opens.
We need to be determined to emulate the faith of Abraham. As was true of him, we also need knowledge and experience. As we grow in our knowledge of God and be obedient to what we learn, we will see how He blesses and protects us.
Aaron, whose name might mean, a teacher, or lofty, was the eldest son of the Levite Amram by Jochebed, and the older brother of Moses and Miriam, born about 1600 B.C.
Personal name meaning “life.” The first woman created and thus original ancestor of all people (Gen. 3:20; cp. 4:1–2, 25). She also faced the serpent’s temptation first (3:1; 2 Cor. 11:3; 1 Tim. 2:13–14). Her fall illustrates the ease with which all persons fall into sin (2 Cor. 11:3).
Joshua 1:6-9 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)
6 Be strong and courageous, for you shall cause this people to inherit the land that I swore to their fathers to give them. 7 Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may have success wherever you go. 8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. 9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid, and do not be dismayed, for Jehovah your God is with you wherever you go.”
At Babel, for the first time, humanity introduces corporate idolatry in an attempt to build their own kingdom rather than God's kingdom. - Kenneth Gangel
Every living human goes back to or has descended from the first human couple, Adam and Eve. So, while we have many races and many nations, they are all descendants of Adam. After Noah and his wife, his sons, and the sons wifes survived a worldwide global flood where the ungodly and the Nephilim had been destroyed, the population of the earth, which includes all races, came from the lineage of Noah’s three sons and their wives.