The Story Finding Your Story in God’s Story “Wandering”

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The Story Finding Your Story in God’s Story “Wandering”. Series 1 - God Forms His People. Review – Chapter 5 “New Commandment and New Covenant”. I. The Promised Land. Check it Out! – Numbers 13 Send out men to explore the land The report. Bountiful land. But, the people are powerful. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The StoryFinding Your Story in Gods Story

Wandering

Series 1 - God Forms His PeopleReview Chapter 5New Commandment and New Covenant

I. The Promised Land Check it Out! Numbers 13Send out men to explore the landThe report

Bountiful land

But, the people are powerfulWe cant go up against them7

The reportJoshua and Calebs report we can do it, the Lord is with us (13:30; 14:6-9)II. Recalculating Israel takes a different turn 14:2-3Have it your way (Numbers 14:20-33)They will not enter the landTurn around set out for the wildernessI will do what I have heard you sayYou will all die in the wilderness

Personal Application Hebrews 3Dont harden your heartsBecause of their unbelief they did not enter his restIf we are faithful we will share in all that belongs to Christ (The Believers Promised Land / Possessing the Promised Land October 2009 March 2010)

What about the kids? (Numbers 14:31-33Your children will enter the landThey will wander in the wilderness for 40 yearsPersonal Applications: The decisions you make affect those around you

The journey continuesGod deals with rebellion against his chosen leaderIsrael deals with kings and nations where they are traveling

The journey continuesBalak and Balaam find out you cannot curse what God has blessed but you can seduce them

The journey continuesAll of the elder generation dies along the journeyDeuteronomy - Moses recitations to the next generation

JMIII. Transfer of Leadership

Numbers 27:15-23Transfer some of your authority to JoshuaMoses laid his hands on him and commissioned him to lead the people

Deuteronomy 34Moses diedJoshua full of the spirit of wisdomThe people obeyed him

The charge to Joshua Joshua 1:1-9