ADULT Sunday School 11/06/2022 – Life & Times of Moses, “In the Wilderness” – Rick Bickel

ADULT Sunday School 11/06/2022 – Life & Times of Moses, “In the Wilderness” – Rick Bickel

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11.06.2022 – ADULT Sunday School – Life & Times of Moses, “Death is Coming, Purification,” Numbers 19:1-22, Rick Bickel

REVIEW – (10/30/2022) LESSON: Numbers 18 LESSON: “The Gift of Ministry and The Gifts for Ministry”

  1. Verses 1-7: God gives His explanation of His APPOINTMENT of the priests and Levites.
  2. Verses 8-20: A description of the requirements to pay for the upkeep for the PRIESTS.
  3. Verses 21-24: The requirement that the LEVITES receive pay.
  4. Verses 25-32: The tithe FROM the Levites TO the priests.
  • A. God’s gift of the priests and Levites to the people .
  • B. Their gifts for ministry. (giving to the church)

REVIEW > 10/30/2022 – “Flip Forward”

  • Giving should be regular, planned, and private.
  • Giving must be generous, freely given, and cheerful.
  • Giving is to be sacrificial .

LESSON 11-06-2022: Numbers 19:1-22; Death is Coming, Purification

  1. Verses 1-10: The PROVISION for purification.
  2. Verses 11-13: LAWS of purification.
  3. Verses 14-16: Specifics of defilement.
  4. Verses 17-19: How to be CLEANSED.
  5. Verses 20-22: The nature of uncleanness.

Comparisons of the (red) heifer and its cleansing to Christ and His work:

  • 1. (Red) Heifer without BLEMISH.
  • 2. The death of the (red) heifer in the past CONTINUES to affect cleansing later…
  • 3. The only person who can administer the ashes, sprinkle the blood, and deliver the cleansing potency and effect of this sacrifice is a CLEAN person…(9,18)
  • 4. The process of decontaminating those who have become defiled renders everyone involved in the process of decontamination contaminated…
  • 5. However… (see Numbers 4 & 5)
  • 6. The decontamination process is COSTLY.
  • 7. The (red) heifer is slain outside the camp…(3)

Notes on the book of NUMBERS:

  • The Book of Numbers is the 4th book of the Old Testament (OT).
  • Book of Numbers is also the 4th book in OT chronological order.
  • Book of Numbers contains 36 chapters, 1,288 verses.
  • Book of Numbers tells of the events that happened on Israel’s journey between the Exodus and the entry into the Promised Land.
  • The Book of Numbers is all about God’s people “in the wilderness“:
  • How they get there;
  • How God deals with them in the wilderness; and
  • How He brings them out of the wilderness on their way to the Promised Land.