The Life of Aaron
Aaron was the brother of Moses and the first high priest of Israel. He played a major role in leading the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt, and he continued to guide and support them throughout their journey to the Promised Land.
Aaron was a man of great faith, and he is an important figure in the Bible because he shows us that even when we make mistakes, God can still use us. Aaron made some mistakes during his lifetime, but he always sought forgiveness and redemption.
Aaron in the Bible:
“And Moses said to Aaron, ‘What did this people do to you that you led them into such great sin?'” (Exodus 32:21)
“So Aaron told them, ‘Take off your gold rings and earrings and bring them to me.’ All the people took off their rings and earrings and brought them to Aaron.” (Exodus 32:2-3)
“And he built an altar in front of the calf and announced, ‘Tomorrow there will be a festival to the LORD.'” (Exodus 32:5)
“Then Moses stood at the entrance to the camp and said, ‘Whoever is for the LORD, come to me.'” (Exodus 32:26)
“And Aaron held his staff out over the waters of Egypt, and the Nile was turned to blood.” (Exodus 7:19)
“The LORD said to Moses, ‘Speak to Aaron and say to him, “Stretch out your staff and strike the dust of the ground,” and throughout the land of Egypt the dust will become gnats.'” (Exodus 8:16)
“So Moses and Aaron did as the LORD commanded, and he lifted up his staff and struck the ground, and the waters were divided.” (Exodus 14:21)
“And Aaron held his hands over the waters of Egypt, and the frogs came up and covered the land.” (Exodus 8:6)
“And Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt, and all the insects died.” (Exodus 8:17-18)