A land flowing with milk and honey—that's what God promised his people two books ago. In Numbers, the Israelites keep working towards their goal of finding a permanent (and totally awesome) home west of the Jordan River. Though they won't end up getting there for two more books, this story is full of hopes, dreams, and lots of drama about this super special land.
Questions About Visions of the Promised Land
What's so special about the Promised Land anyway? Are milk and honey that delicious?
The Israelites seem pretty cool with evicting the current inhabitants of the land they'd like to live in. Why?
How does this ancient promise of land tie in with the conflicts in the Middle East today?