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But the Kohathites must not go in to look at the holy things, even for a moment, or they will die.
The Kohathites were a family within the tribe of Levi, and they had a specific job to do. Yes, they were part of the ministry clan of the Israelite people, but within the Levite tribe of ministers, there were different ministry duties. The Kohathite men were to help carry the different parts of the mobile tabernacle when it was torn down to move in the wilderness. But they were not allowed to go into the holy tabernacle without the assistance of Aaron and his sons. If they did, they would die.
Today we live in the age of grace. The ancient Jewish laws are not even applicable to modern-day Jews. For instance, there is no mobile tabernacle in the wilderness any longer, and no one gets killed for going into a present-day synagogue at the wrong time. However, the message of this short verse is simply, “Stay In Your Lane.” So often, even in this present day, conflict arises when people move into workplaces within the church and in society as well that are not their field of expertise. Obviously, they don’t get judged by the Lord any more for being at the wrong place at the wrong time, but they do live a life of rejection and unfulfillment. Sometimes being qualified comes with a spiritual calling, but usually being qualified comes from preparation. Either way, when you “Stay In Your Lane,” you’ll always be in demand.
Help me know my gifting and help me know my limits. I don’t want to be unwanted, and I don’t want to be a problem. Amen