Prayerful courage

Week beginning: 27th November, 2016 | By Mhairi Hamilton | Ashford

'Moses brought their case before the LORD. And the LORD said to Moses, "The daughters of Zelophehad are right. You shall give them possession of an inheritance among their father's brothers and transfer the inheritance of their father to them. And you shall speak to the people of Israel, saying, 'If a man dies and has no son, then you shall transfer his inheritance to his daughter … And it shall be for the people of Israel a statute and rule, as the LORD commanded Moses.'"'

Numbers 27 v 5-8, 11b (ESV)

Zelophehad's daughters approached Moses to request their deceased father's inheritance in the Promised Land. Their family risked being forgotten, dependent upon the whim of extended relatives for provision and care, simply because there was no male h

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