September 10, 2023


We don’t have to be PERFECT for God to Show Himself POWERFUL


Numbers 14:34 “‘Because your men explored the land for forty days, you must wander in the wilderness for forty years—a year for each day, suffering the consequences of your sins. Then you will discover what it is like to have me for an enemy.’ New Living Translation


Numbers 14:35 I, the Lord, have spoken! I will certainly do these things to every member of the community who has conspired against me. They will be destroyed here in this wilderness, and here they will die!” New Living Translation


Even in their disobedience and immaturity God Supernaturally Provided for them.


Exodus 13:21 And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so as to go by day and night. 22 He did not take away the pillar of cloud by day or the pillar of fire by night from before the people. New King James Version


Exodus 13:11 Then the Lord said to Moses, 12 “I have heard the Israelites’ complaints. Now tell them, ‘In the evening you will have meat to eat, and in the morning you will have all the bread you want. Then you will know that I am the Lord your God.’” New Living Translation 


Deuteronomy 29:5 For forty years I led you through the wilderness, yet your clothes and sandals did not wear outNew Living Translation 


Even in their disobedience and immaturity God Supernaturally Fought for Them.


Exodus 17:1 Then all the congregation of the sons of Israel journeyed by stages from the wilderness of Sin, according to the command of the Lord, and camped at Rephidim, and there was no water for the people to drink. New American Standard Bible  


Exodus 17:2 So the people quarreled with Moses and said, “Give us water so that we may drink!” And Moses said to them, “Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you test the Lord?” New American Standard Bible  


Exodus 17:3 But the people were thirsty for water there; and they grumbled against Moses and said, “Why is it that you have you brought us up from Egypt, to kill us and our children and our livestock with thirst?” New American Standard Bible  


Exodus 17:4 So Moses cried out to the Lord, saying, “What am I to do with this people? A little more and they will stone me!” New American Standard Bible  


Exodus 17:5 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Pass before the people and take with you some of the elders of Israel; and take in your hand your staff with which you struck the Nile, and go. New American Standard Bible


Exodus 17:6 Behold, I will stand before you there on the rock at Horeb; and you shall strike the rock, and water will come out of it, so that the people may drink.” And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of IsraelNew American Standard Bible


Exodus 17:7 Then he named the place Massah and Meribah because of the quarrel of the sons of Israel, and because they tested the Lord, saying, “Is the Lord among us, or not?” New American Standard Bible  


Exodus 17:8 Then Amalek came and fought against Israel at Rephidim. So Moses said to Joshua, “Choose men for us and go out, fight against Amalek. Tomorrow I will station myself on the top of the hill with the staff of God in my hand.” New American Standard Bible


Exodus 17:10 Joshua did just as Moses told him, and fought against Amalek; and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill. New American Standard Bible


Exodus 17:11 So it came about, when Moses held his hand up, that Israel prevailed; but when he let his hand down, Amalek prevailedNew American Standard Bible


Exodus 17:12 And Moses’ hands were heavy. So they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it; and Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other. So his hands were steady until the sun set. 13 And Joshua defeated Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword. New American Standard Bible


Exodus 17:15 And Moses built an altar and named it The Lord is My Banner16 and he said, “Because the Lord has sworn, the Lord will have war against Amalek from generation to generation.” New American Standard Bible