And the LORD said to Moses, Why cry you to me? speak to the children of Israel, that they go forward:
Into whatever province of Divine government we look, we find that "Forward" is one of God's great watchwords, onward to that state which is higher, more perfect. On Christian believers is ]aid the obligation to "go on unto perfection," to "press toward the mark," etc.
I. As the children of Israel, in obedience to the command of God, were on their way from A LOWER TO A HIGHER AND MORE BLESSED LIFE, SO are Christians.
II. As the children of Israel were required to go forward FOR THE DISCIPLINE OF THEIR FAITH, SO are Christian believers.
III. As the Israelites were required to go forward IN THE INTERESTS OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD IN THE WORLD, SO are Christian disciples.
Parallel VersesKJV: And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward: