Isaiah 26:3 You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.
Accountability Willingness to stand in responsibility for every choice.
Complete ITB #1-3 p. 37; Memorize John 6:35 p. 37 - 25 pts; Handout Lesson 4 Test on Friday Lessons 4-7
Identify examples from the Red Sea crossing and wilderness experience that illustrate the truth that those who are delivered by faith must learn to walk by faith Identify symbols and metaphors for Christ and the Cross in the Israelites’ wilderness experiences Examine the relationship between leadership and building the community of faith as revealed in the experience of Israel in the wilderness Understand that to trust and obey is the appointed path to God’s blessings Examine how God’s miracles for Israel illustrate His redemptive plan for humanity Examine God’s action of denying Moses entrance into Canaan for striking the rock twice Identify ways Israel’s experience with the brazen serpent symbolized Christ’s saving work at Calvary
Had to wait upon God to part the sea Had to wait on God for water Had to wait on God for food – manna and quail
Manna – Bread from heaven – Jesus called Himself the Bread from heaven – John 6 Water – If anyone is thirsty let him come to me and drink – John 7 Saving from poisonous snakes – If I am lifted up I will draw all men unto me – John 3
God used Jethro – Moses’ father-in-law to share better leadership 4 part organizational plan: Exodus 18:19-22 Moses would remain the people’s representative before God Moses was to teach the people and show them how to live Moses was to select good people and make them heads of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens Moses was to judge in only the most difficult cases
Should have taken about a month to walk 200 miles – but because of lack of faith and trusting in God – it took them 40 years to go into the Promised Land Joshua and Caleb the only Israelites over 20 to enter the promised land – because they had faith in God Even Moses and Aaron were not allowed to enter the Promised Land because of lack of obedience