313 – Identifying God’s Voice through Numbers
August 21, 1988
Numbers 9:15-24 The Israelites obeyed the Lord’s orders through Moses—to stay in a certain place or to go—whether it was a few days or many days.
As we set out in the Nautilus this appears to be our direction from the Lord also: listen to the Lord, stay or move as He directs us.
Numbers 10:35 Moses would say, as they set out: “Rise up, O Lord! May Your enemies be scattered! May Your foes flee before You.” Whenever the ark came to rest He would say: “Return, O Lord, to the countless thousands of Israel.”
I am to be that tight with the Lord and that expectant of His nearness and His protection!
Numbers 11 After three days on the road they began to complain, “If only we had…”
v 4 The rabble (those of little faith) raised trouble.
v 10 Their attitude toward the manna (His provision) the Lord had said was a sign… a test of their trust and obedience. The Lord became exceedingly angry.