Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 9

Read I Peter 1:13-25.In all of their travels through the wilderness, the community of Israel found almost every opportunity to grumble and complain about their situation. We have talked about this many times in these articles. However, at each point, Yahweh God remained holy in all of His interactions with His people. What do we … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 9

Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 8

Read Numbers 21:1-9.The Lord had provided for the community of Israel throughout their journey in the wilderness, even when they grumbled and complained. At this point in the narrative, their journey took them near the southern edge of the Promised Land. It was here that they encountered the Canaanites, who engaged them in battle and … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 8

Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 7

Read Numbers 20:1-13.The people of Israel had wandered in the wilderness for forty years. At each point in the journey, instead of ever-increasing faith and trust in God, the people groaned, whined, and complained about almost everything. In the Wilderness of Zin, there was a lack of water. The people argued with Moses and began … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 7

Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 6

Read Numbers 13:1-3, 27-33; 14:1-10.The book of Numbers records that grumbling and complaining were the order of the day as the people of Israel approached the Promised Land. God commanded Moses to send out twelve leading men from the tribes to spy out the land, its produce, and the military capability of the people that … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 6

Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 5

Read Leviticus 6:8-30, Romans 8:1-4.Have you ever thought about what happens during the worship service at the church you attend? Each element of the service means something and should be designed to draw you into fellowship with God. In reality, worship should begin in the heart of an individual and then extend to all areas … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 5

Discipleship Minute: Wilderness #2

Read Exodus 19:3-6; 20:1-8, 12-17.Every society has rules and guidelines to guide it. After Moses and the people of Israel reached Mount Horeb, Moses climbed the mountain and God gave him words to speak to all the people. God reminded Moses that He had saved His people from slavery in Egypt. He had provided for … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Wilderness #2