Christ and the Brazen Serpent

February 19, 2017 ()

Bible Text: Numbers 21:4-9 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church – Feb. 19, 2017 – Worship Service – Alan Conner

 Christ and the Brazen Serpent

Numb. 21:4-9

Intro

A. THE SIN OF ISRAEL (Numb. 21:4-5).

1. Impatience (v. 4).

2. Complaining (v. 5).

B. GOD’S PUNISHMENT OF ISRAEL (Numb. 21:6).

1. “Fiery serpents” (v. 6).

2. The bite unto death.

C. GOD’S CURE FOR ISRAEL (Numb. 21:7-9).

1. The people acknowledge their sin and ask Moses to intercede for them (v. 7).

2. The bronze serpent set on a standard (vv. 8-9).

3. The look that brings life (vv. 8-9).

D. CHRIST’S INTERPRETATION (Jn. 3:14-15).

1- The sinner’s guilt.

2- The serpent’s bite.

3. The Savior’s cure.

4. The look that saves.

Conclusion