By Glenn Metts
Pastor, Shiloh Baptist Church, Seymour
Focal Passage: Numbers 14: 5-19
The idea of God judging our sin, our disobedience and lack of faith is not one of our favorite subjects. The truth is that God is love, but He is also a God that will punish our sin and disobedience. When we come to Numbers 14:5-19, we see the heartbreaking story of the consequences of disobeying God. God had a land flowing with milk and honey awaiting His people.
Yet, because of their lack of faith and disobedience, a whole generation of people were not allowed to enter the Promised Land. There are several lessons we need to learn from this passage… [Read more…]