1. A Firstborn Substitute (Numbers 3)

3:5-13;40-48

A Reminder of the Passover

A Picture of costly Redemption

2.  A Fickle and Faithless People

a.They Failed to be content with

God’s Provision (Numbers 11:1-3; 31-33)

b. They Fought against God’s Leader

(Numbers 12:1-10)

c. They Failed to trust in God’s Guidance

and Protection (Numbers 13 & 14)

d. They Grumbled against God and were impatient.   (Numbers 21:4-6)

 3. A Faithful God

Manna, Water, Leadership, Guidance and Protection (They made it after 40 yearsin the wilderness) A Healing Serpent