Bible Stories for Adults

God Leads His People to the Promised Land


Welcome and Announcements
    Next Week - The Fall of Jericho and The Conquest (Joshua)
    Bible Words to Remember:
      Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the desert, so the Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes in Him may have eternal life. John 3:14-15

Opening Prayer

At Mount Sinai (Numbers 1-10)
    What was God's basic message for the Israelites on Mount Sinai?
      Exodus 19:3-6
    What three types of Law did God give Israel at Mount Sinai?
      Exodus 20
      Exodus 21-23
      Exodus 24-40, Lev., Numbers 1-9, Deut.

    How long had Israel traveled when they reached Mount Sinai?
      Exodus 19:1
    How long did Israel stay at Sinai?
      Numbers 10:11
    How did Israel know it was time to go and where to stop?
      Numbers 10:12-13
    Had God's miraculous signs before & at Sinai made Israel TRUST IN THE LORD?
      Numbers 11:1-3

Miriam & Aaron (Numbers 12)
    Who were Miriam and Aaron?
      Numbers 26:59
      Exodus 15:20
      Leviticus 8:1-3, 12
    What prompted Miriam & Aaron to oppose Moses and what did they claim?
      Numbers 12:1-2
    Was this a result of Moses being arrogant because of his position?
      Numbers 12:3
    How did God respond to Miriam and Aaron's opposition?
      Numbers 12:4-9

    How did God punish this rejection of His selection?
      Numbers 12:10-12
    How did Moses and God respond to Aaron's request?
      Numbers 12:13-15

Spies Sent to Canaan (Numbers 13-14)
    What did God command when Israel reached Kadesh (southern edge of Canaan)?
      Numbers 13:1-3
    How far did the spies travel and how long were they gone?
      Numbers 13:21-25
    What kind of report did the spies give upon their return?
      Numbers 13:26-28

    Were the spies ready for God to lead them into the Promised Land?
      Numbers 13:31-33
    How did the Israelites respond to this report?
      Numbers 14:1-4

    Did any of the spies disagree with the others and trust God to lead them?
      Numbers 14:5-9
    Did Joshua and Caleb's speech turn the Israelites back to God?
      Numbers 14:10
    What was God's punishment for this lack of faith?
      Numbers 14:26-30, 33-34
    What was God's punishment for the spies who had said not to go?
      Numbers 14:37-38

    Did Israel recognize their sin? How did they plan to correct their evil?
      Numbers 14:39-40
    Did Moses agree with their plan?
      Numbers 14:41-42
    Did Israel carry out their plan?
      Numbers 14:44-45

The Korah Rebellion (Numbers 16)
    What did the 250 men with Korah say about Moses' leadership?
      Numbers 16:2-3
    How did Moses respond to this rebellion?
      Numbers 16:28-30 (4-5)
    How did God show His support for Moses and Aaron?
      Numbers 16:31-33

    Did the Israelites then trust God and accept Moses & Aaron?
      Numbers 16:41
    How did God respond?
      Numbers 16:43-45
    How did Moses and Aaron turn God's wrath from the people?
      Numbers 16:47-49

Aaron's Staff (Numbers 17)
    What was God's plan to show His choice of leaders?
      Numbers 17:1-5
    Which staff sprouted?
      Numbers 17:8-9

Water From the Rock (Numbers 20)
    Did the people finally stop grumbling and trust God, Moses & Aaron?
      Numbers 20:2
    How did God solve this crisis?
      Numbers 20:7-8
    Did Moses follow God's instructions?
      Numbers 20:10-11
    How did God punish Moses for disobeying Him?
      Numbers 20:12

The Bronze Snake (Numbers 21)
    Did the people finally stop grumbling and Trust God?
      Numbers 21:4-5
    How did God punish Israel for their lack of faith?
      Numbers 21:6-7
    How did God solve this crisis when the people confessed?
      Numbers 21:8-9

    How does God solve our crisis of death when we confess?
      John 3:14-15
    What are some similarities between the bronze snake and Christ's death?
      Bronze snake lifted on a pole
      Bronze snake looked like real snake
      Israel looked to snake in faith
      Snake saved Israelites from death

Passing Through Edom (Numbers 20)
    How did Israel decide it was time to head north?
      Deuteronomy 2:1-3
    Why did God protect the Edomites from conquest by the Israelites?
      Deuteronomy 2:4-5
    How did Edom respond to Israel's request to pass thru on the King's Highway?
      Numbers 20:14, 17-21

God Protects Moab and Ammon (Numbers 21)
    Why did God protect the Moabites from conquest by the Israelites?
      Deuteronomy 2:9
    Why did God protect the Ammonites from conquest by the Israelites?
      Deuteronomy 2:19

    How long had passed when Israel reached Moab (Zered Brook)?
      Deuteronomy 2:14-15

Moses Dies (Deuteronomy 34)
    What did God need to take care of before Moses died?
      Deuteronomy 31:14
    Where did God bring Moses to die and why?
      Deuteronomy 34:1-5
    Did the Israelites accept Joshua as their new leader?
      Deuteronomy 34:9
    How exceptional was Moses?
      Deuteronomy 34:10-12

Closing Prayer

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