More weirdness

God came to Balaam at night and said to him, “If the men have come to call you, rise, go with them; but only what I bid you, that shall you do.”  So Balaam rose in the morning, and saddled his ass, and went with the princes of Moab.  But God’s anger was kindled because he went.  Numbers 22:20-22

I know.  I’m kinda getting a little repetitive here.  But these kind of statements baffle me.  Whatever your view of scripture might be, it seems strange to me that, inspired or not, any biblical writer, however “primitive” he might be, might write such a thing.  God said go, so Balaam went.  God was angry that he went.  Damned if you do, damned if you don’t.

So what am I missing?


~ by Rob on March 24, 2008.

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