Numbers 9:16
Num 9:18-22, Exo 13:21, Exo 13:22, Exo 40:38, Deu 1:33, Neh 9:12, Neh 9:19, Psa 78:14, Psa 105:39, Isa 4:5, Isa 4:6, 1Co 10:1, 2Co 5:19, Rev 21:3, This cloud not only enlightened the Israelites, but also protected them, and was a continual pledge of God's presence and protection. To this manifestation of the Divine glory, the prophet Isaiah alludes, when he says - Isa 4:5, "The Lord will create upon every dwelling place of Mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night." God is the director, protector, and glory of his church.