Bible Stories for Adults
God Leads His People to the Promised Land
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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
At Mount Sinai (Numbers 1-10)
What was God's basic message for the Israelites on Mount Sinai?
What three types of Law did God give Israel at Mount Sinai?
Exodus 24-40, Lev., Numbers 1-9, Deut.
How long had Israel traveled when they reached Mount Sinai?
How long did Israel stay at Sinai?
How did Israel know it was time to go and where to stop?
Had God's miraculous signs before & at Sinai made Israel TRUST IN THE LORD?
Miriam & Aaron (Numbers 12)
Who were Miriam and Aaron?
What prompted Miriam & Aaron to oppose Moses and what did they claim?
Leviticus 8:1-3, 12
Was this a result of Moses being arrogant because of his position?
How did God respond to Miriam and Aaron's opposition?
How did God punish this rejection of His selection?
How did Moses and God respond to Aaron's request?
Spies Sent to Canaan (Numbers 13-14)
What did God command when Israel reached Kadesh (southern edge of Canaan)?
How far did the spies travel and how long were they gone?
What kind of report did the spies give upon their return?
Were the spies ready for God to lead them into the Promised Land?
How did the Israelites respond to this report?
Did any of the spies disagree with the others and trust God to lead them?
Did Joshua and Caleb's speech turn the Israelites back to God?
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?
Did Israel recognize their sin? How did they plan to correct their evil?
Did Moses agree with their plan?
Did Israel carry out their plan?
The Korah Rebellion (Numbers 16)
What did the 250 men with Korah say about Moses' leadership?
How did Moses respond to this rebellion?
Numbers 16:28-30 (4-5)
How did God show His support for Moses and Aaron?
Did the Israelites then trust God and accept Moses & Aaron?
How did God respond?
How did Moses and Aaron turn God's wrath from the people?
Aaron's Staff (Numbers 17)
What was God's plan to show His choice of leaders?
Which staff sprouted?
Water From the Rock (Numbers 20)
Did the people finally stop grumbling and trust God, Moses & Aaron?
How did God solve this crisis?
Did Moses follow God's instructions?
How did God punish Moses for disobeying Him?
The Bronze Snake (Numbers 21)
Did the people finally stop grumbling and Trust God?
How did God punish Israel for their lack of faith?
How did God solve this crisis when the people confessed?
How does God solve our crisis of death when we confess?
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?
Why did God protect the Edomites from conquest by the Israelites?
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?
Why did God protect the Ammonites from conquest by the Israelites?
How long had passed when Israel reached Moab (Zered Brook)?
Moses Dies (Deuteronomy 34)
What did God need to take care of before Moses died?
Where did God bring Moses to die and why?
Did the Israelites accept Joshua as their new leader?
How exceptional was Moses?
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