D-Structive Sin - Part 3

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Big Idea: Disbelief is a really expensive sin - it can cost you your life, it can cost you your place in the “Promise Land”.

Sermon Reading: Numbers 13:1-3, 17-33

Chapters 13,14

1) What should the spies have known about the land?

2) What were the spies to investigate?

3) What two things did the spies see?

4) What as the choice they made?

5) What was the cost of their choice?

6) What as the fate of Caleb and Joshua?

Chapter 20

1) What were the people complaining about?

2) What was Moses instructed to do?

3) What did Moses do?

4) What was Moses’ sin?

5) What was the cost of that sin?

D-Structive Sin - Part 2

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Numbers 11

Discontent

Big Idea: a lack of Thanksgiving leads to discontent and discontent leads to spiritual desert.

  1. In the chapter before us today we see several groups of people who are murmuring and complaining. Who are they and what are they complaining about?

  2. What do we learn about memory as a cause of discontent?

  3. Who are the ‘mixed-multitude’ ‘rabble’ or ‘contemptible people’ in this chapter? What do they do?

  4. What do we learn about the company we keep?

  5. What is Moses’ problem?

  6. What does God say to Moses?

  7. How can we avoid these problems in our lives?