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BOOK OF NUMBERS – OVERVIEW

July 27, 2012

THE BOOK OF NUMBERS
“Wilderness Wandering”
Numbers 1-12
WALKING
Numbers 13-25
WANDERING
Numbers 26-36
WAITING
1-4
Counting
&
Camping
5-8
Cleansing
&
Congregation
9-12
Carping
&
Complaining
13-16
12 Spies &
Death in Desert
17-18
Aaron & Levites in
Wilderness
21-25
Serpent of Brass
&
Story of Balaam
26-30
Second Census 7 Laws of Israel
31-33
Last Days of Moses as Leader
34-36
Sections, Sanctuaries
Settlements
Law & Order Rebellion & Disorder New Laws-New Order
Old Generation Tragic Transition New Generation
Preparation for Journey
Moving Out
Participation in Journey
Moving On
Prize at end of Journey
Moving In
At Sinai – Mt Sinai To Moab; Mt Hor At Moab; Mt Nebo
En Route to Kadesh
(Mt Sinai)
En Route to Nowhere
(Wilderness)
En Route to Canaan(Plains of Moab)
A Few Weeks to 2 Mo 38 years, 3 mo, 10 d A Few Months
Author: Moses

Key Words (NAS95): Service (41x/37v), sin/sins (49x), Passover (11x/10v), covenant (5x), holy (38x/35v), atonement (17x/15v), offering(s) (296x/167v), “the LORD spoke to” (47x), wilderness (48x/44v), tent/tabernacle (93v), cloud (20x/16v), curse(s) (23x/19v)  

Christ in the Book of Numbers (A. M. Hodgkin): Portrayed as our “Lifted-Up One” ( (Nu 21:9 – sermon by Spurgeon, cp Jn 3:14-15-sermon by Spurgeon)

Numbers: 100’s of Resources – Commentaries, Sermons, Devotionals 

Spiritual Warfare in the Book of Numbers-Chuck Huckaby 
Introduction to the Book of Numbers – John MacArthur
Numbers – Analysis – James Van Dine
Numbers – Living Messages-G Campbell Morgan
Numbers 1-19 Synthetic Bible Studies – including spiritual lessons
Numbers 20-36 Synthetic Bible Studies – James Gray
Numbers The Incomplete Christian Life – Ray Stedman – very practical
Theology of Numbers – Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology

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