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Numbers 21 - NIV

5 they spoke against God and against Moses, and said, “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no bread! There is no water! And we detest this miserable food!”

6 Then the Lord sent venomous snakes among them; they bit the people and many Israelites died.

7 The people came to Moses and said, “We sinned when we spoke against the Lord and against you. Pray that the Lord will take the snakes away from us.” So Moses prayed for the people.

8 The Lord said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.”

9 So Moses made a bronze snake and put it up on a pole. Then when anyone was bitten by a snake and looked at the bronze snake, they lived.

The Journey to Moab

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John Stackhouse avatar
Snakes On the Plain
Shared by: John Stackhouse on Feb, 2016
Summary: Propitiation is the main focus. The symbolism of the connection between the bronze snake made by Moses and the crucifixion of Christ.
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Nazarene
Views: 529
Ian Humphrey avatar
Life For A Look At The Saviour
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: Life For A Look At The Saviour
Chuck Sligh avatar
Where Are You Looking?
Shared by: Chuck Sligh on Jul, 2015
Summary: Where you are looking can determine your eternal destiny. Once we come to faith in Christ, the Bible mentions three places we should look. This sermon deals with these three directions we should look spiritually.
Mark Aarssen avatar
Lifted up to Heal Us
Shared by: Mark Aarssen on Apr, 2015
Summary: All that we have and all we know come to us from our God and so many of us are ungrateful for it. In fact we are impatient for more.
Ajai Prakash avatar
Shared by: Ajai Prakash on Oct, 2014
Summary: Are you tired of being discouraged? This is one of Satan's best weapon of spiritual warfare and it is unimaginable how many fall prey to it. The repercussions of discouragement can be devastating but the biggest benefit is that it confirms our need of God
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Numbers 21:1-6
Views: 927
Don Schultz avatar
Shared by: Don Schultz on Jul, 2014
Summary: You are dying. How then, can you live forever? Is there a way out of dying?
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 535
Damian Phillips avatar
The Vaccination for Sin
Shared by: Damian Phillips on Nov, 2013
Summary: This message examines a disease that has plagued mankind since the beginning of time. The disease is called “sin.” God devised a vaccination for sin during the time of the wilderness wanderings, and later refined it to perfection in Jesus Christ.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,140
Christopher Holdsworth avatar
A Serpent on a Pole, and a Man on a Cross
Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Oct, 2013
Summary: The symbolism of the serpent on the pole, and the awful reality of the Man upon the Cross.
Tim Diack avatar
To Save A Life
Shared by: Tim Diack on Aug, 2012
Summary: Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the desert so the Son of Man must be lifted up! Sin brings death but by God's grace the sinner recieves life! Message ends with the sharing of the Lord's Supper.
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: *other
Views: 547
Gerald Roberts avatar
Two Wolves Inside
Shared by: Gerald Roberts on Mar, 2012
Summary: Why do we complain,get angry, and are so impatient, perhaps it is a result of two wolves inside.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: United Methodist
Views: 1,233
Coccidiodomycosis - Desert Fever
Shared by: MELVIN MAUGHMER, JR. on Jan, 2012
Summary: This sermon deals with going through a desert experience as a church. There are times when it seems like as a church we are in a dry place we must make sure we don't become infected with desert fever and begin to murmur and complain against God or His me
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:1-9
Denomination: Apostolic
Views: 3,948
Daniel J. Little avatar
Baptism and Communion - The Power and Importance of Symbolism
Shared by: Daniel J. Little on Dec, 2011
Summary: Why do so many road signs use only symbols to convey their message? Because the message is recognizable and understood almost instantly, and because unlike words, symbols hold their meaning and are very often universally understood. Perhaps that is why Go
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:7-9
Denomination: *other
Views: 1,460
Jason Jones avatar
Silver Bullet 3
Shared by: Jason Jones on Jun, 2011
Summary: Exposition of Numbers 21 regarding a warning for us, we are reminded of two paths.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 598
Rodelio Mallari avatar
Shared by: Rodelio Mallari on Dec, 2010
Summary: The story of God’s dealings with the children of Israel is one of a sad repetition of events. Israelites were constant rebels and complainers. Whenever they fall into the sin of unfaithfulness and idolatry, God first warns and pleads with them through His
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:1-9
Denomination: *other
Views: 690
Richard Futrell avatar
The Snake on the Pole
Shared by: Richard Futrell on Oct, 2010
Summary: Let nothing--nothing!--turn your attention from your snake on the pole--let nothing distract you from your Savior on the cross. Through such seemingly silly ways, God gives to you--not a snake on the pole--but His Son on the cross.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:1-9
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 2,334
Mark Pierce avatar
Rally Around Life
Shared by: Mark Pierce on May, 2010
Summary: What do Christ followers rally around? What makes the difference during discouraging times?
Series: none
Daniel Austin avatar
Turn and Live
Shared by: Daniel Austin on Mar, 2010
Summary: When at first we hear "repent or perish", it seems harsh. But as we turn, we see that it is an incredible gift to have something to turn to.
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Views: 541
Ken Harris avatar
"The Bronze Serpent"
Shared by: Ken Harris on Mar, 2009
Summary: The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to affirm to others that the Bronze Serpent on the Pole symbolically represents the death of the Ultimate Sinner; therefore believers that look to the BRONZE SERPENT in obedience and by faith shall be
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,501
Matt Hoffmann avatar
Snakes on a Plain
Shared by: Matt Hoffmann on Mar, 2009
Summary: This is a monologue sermon from the persepective of an eyewitness to the plague of snakes from Numbers 21:4-9. You will need someone to read the last verses of the sermon from the back of the church after you walk off.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 1,133
Russell Brownworth avatar
Look and Live
Shared by: Russell Brownworth on Mar, 2009
Summary: An evangelistic sermon
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Views: 1,934
Darren Rogers avatar
02 The Valley of Discouragement
Shared by: Darren Rogers on Feb, 2009
Summary: One of the deepest valleys we go through as Christians is that of Discouragement.
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:1-9
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,894
Jerry Watts avatar
Where Are You Looking
Shared by: Jerry Watts on Jun, 2008
Summary: Based on the story of God sending the snakes into the camp of the Israelites, whatever we cast our eyes upon is what we’ll see---and the answer we’ll get.
based on 18 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,578
William Akehurst avatar
Shared by: William Akehurst on Apr, 2008
Summary: What does a Snake on a Stick have to do with CHRIST? You’ve Seen the EMS star of life symbol before. Where did it come from? What does it mean? We need not only to keep our hearts fixed on our Lord Jesus, but we must also keep our minds focused on Him
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Views: 1,944
Juan  Lane avatar
The Blessing and the Curse
Shared by: Juan Lane on Nov, 2007
Summary: The curse that you are now suffering from can be used to attain your blessing
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:5-9
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,680
Dr. Franklin Kirksey avatar
See You at the Pole
Shared by: Dr. Franklin Kirksey on Sep, 2007
Summary: "See You at the Pole" by Dr. Franklin L. Kirksey is a message to provide encouragement to saints in the evangelizing of sinners.
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,266
Michael Vaughn avatar
Look Up when the snakes are biting you
Shared by: Michael Vaughn on Aug, 2007
Summary: As the snakes are biting your ankles this week, and they will, remember to stop looking down at them, and turn your eyes upward to God for the relief and deliverance that He is willing to give, if only we look up to Him when the snakes are biting us.
based on 23 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 4,341
Mark Holdcroft avatar
The bronze snake
Shared by: Mark Holdcroft on Mar, 2007
Summary: A message of both warning and encouragement from one of the most fascinating incidents in the Bible.
based on 30 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:1-9
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 6,326
David DeWitt avatar
The Road to Deliverance
Shared by: David DeWitt on Sep, 2006
Summary: God is in the delivery business. He seeks to deliver us from the power of our sin.
based on 21 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Wesleyan
Views: 3,080
Brian Buriff avatar
Serpent Of Brass
Shared by: Brian Buriff on Jun, 2006
Summary: Powerful “fixing-our-eyes-on” - “feasting-our-eyes-on” - expectant kind of faith.
based on 14 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:1-6
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 984
Mark Jones avatar
Look and Live!
Shared by: Mark Jones on May, 2006
Summary: We are invited to look to Jesus’sacrificial death on the Cross so that we might live.
based on 13 ratings
Scripture: Numbers 21:4-9
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 1,117