THE GRAVES OF CRAVING

 

Numbers 11-12

Key Verses: 11:32,33

 

1.    At Taberah, why did the people complain and what was God’s warning? (11:1-3) How can we overcome complaining spirit? (Deut 5:15; 1Th 5:16-18)

 

2.    At Kibroth-hattaavah(12th camp), why did the Israelites weep and how did it start? (4-9, Ex 12:38) How did God & Moses react first? (10-15)

 

3.    What were God’s answers for Moses and for the people? (16-17, 18-20) Why couldn’t Moses accept God’s word? (21-23)

 

4.    How did God provide Moses with co-workers? (24,25) How did Moses reveal God’s heart to Joshua? (26-30, Joel 2:29; Acts 2:3,4,17)

 

5.    How did God provide the whole Israelites with meat? (31,32) But why did God kill them with a very great plague? (32-34) What does “Kibroth-hattaavah” mean?

 

6.    At Hazeroth(13th camp), why did Miriam and Aaron criticize their own brother Moses? (11:35-12:2) What does God say about Moses? (3,7) What was the real motive of Miriam’s criticism?

 

7.    How did God humble Aaron & Miriam? (4-12) How did Moses intercede for Miriam and how did God answer his intercessory prayer? (13-16)

 

8.    Think about how God dealt with the Israelites’ complaints, craving & pride. How about you?