Our Passage: Numbers 25

1. What was the sin here?

2. Was what Phinehas did justified? Why or why not?

3. If what Phinehas did was justified, are we to do it today? That is to say if someone walked into church or dated an idolator and did the same thing should we take the same justice on them? Why or why not?

4. What was Phinehas’ role?

5. If we are not to do what Phinehas did – What justice are we to take on such people? What is the equivalent situation today? And what are the appropriate reactions that we are to have today in those similar situations.?

6. Who are the idolators today?

Application: How does this help me in dealing with the people at work, the club, etc?

Extra Credit (totally unrelated to this passage): How old was Jacob when he married his love Rachel?

More reading: For some real gore read Judges 19.