Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them along with Korah, whose followers died when the fire devoured the 250 men. And they served as a warning sign.
— Numbers 26:10
The Bible’s first warning sign cost 250 people their lives. Korah and his followers had challenged Moses. They refused to accept his leadership and, as a result, put God to the test. That should have been their first warning sign.
Because of this, the Lord’s anger burned against Korah. The ground opened and swallowed these 250 men whole. This was the Bible’s first mention of a warning sign. Maybe we should pay attention, too.
“Caution!” One of the first warning signs is a precaution. Perhaps you are taking on too much at work. Jesus wants to be there to meet your needs. Slow down. Bad behavior usually appears at this warning sign.
“Danger!” The second warning sign is an alert of oncoming danger. We are in harm’s w ...
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