Exodus: Spying Out the Land

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<“Exodus: Spying out the Land

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A Sermon by Dr. Bob Griffin, Teaching Elder at Sovereign Grace Church

I. FACING THE PROMISED LAND
A. HESITATION

>>1. COMMAND (Num 13:1-3a + Deut 1:20-23; II Cor 5:7)
>>2. COMMISION (Num 13:17-20a + Ex. 3:8)

B. EVALUATION
>>1. THE LAND (Num 13:20b-21, 23-27)
>>2. THE PEOPLE (Num 13:28-29)

II. FACING THE CHOICES
A. REACTION OF THE SPIES

>>1. FAITH OF CALEB (Num 13:30)
>>2. FEAR OF THE TEN (Num 13:31-33a)

B. REBELLION OF THE PEOPLE
>>1. REVERSAL (Num 14:1-4)
>>2. PRAYER (Num 14:5-10)

C. DESTRUCTION BY THE LORD
>>1. INCREDULITY (Num 14:10b-12 + Ex 32:7-14)
>>2. INTERCESSION (Num 14:13-16)
>>3. INJUNCTION (Num 14:17 19 + Ex 34:6-7)

III. FACING THE CONSEQUENCES
A. CONSIDERATION

>>1. PARDON (Num 14:20-23)
>>2. PROMISE (Num 14:24)

B. CONDEMNATION
>>1. ON ADULTS (Num 14:25-30)
>>2. ON CHILDREN (Num 14:31-35+ Ps 95:7b-11; 106:24-27; Neh 9:16-17; I Cor 10:11; Heb 3:16, 18-19; 4:1-3a, 11)
>>3. ON THE SPIES (Num 14:36-37)

C. CONTINUATION
>>1. MOURNING (Num 14:39-43)
>>2. DEFEAT (Num 14:44-45)

Exam questions –
Are you self-deprecating or confident?
Fearful or courageous?
Pessimistic/negative or optimistic?
Emotional or rational
Unbelieving or faithful?
Rebellious or obedient?
This will tell you which group of spies you’re part of


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