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Cities of Refuge


1. Design of. Ex 21:13; Nu 35:11; Jos 20:3.

2. Names &c of. De 4:41-43; Jos 20:7,8.

3. Required to be

a. Easy of access. De 19:3; Isa 62:10.

b. Open to all manslayers. Jos 20:4.

4. Strangers might take advantage of. Nu 35:15.

5. Those admitted to

a. Were put on their trial. Nu 35:12,24.

b. Not protected outside of. Nu 35:26,27.

c. Obliged to remain in, until the high priest’s death. Nu 35:25,28.

6. Afforded no asylum to murderers. Ex 21:14; Nu 35:16-21.

7. Illustrative

a. Of Christ. Ps 91:2; Isa 25:4.

b. Of the hope of the gospel. Heb 6:18.

c. (The way to,) of Christ. Isa 35:8; Joh 14:6.