Summary: To show that we need to be humble or humble ourselves in the sight of GOD so He can lift us up and receive more of His Grace.
Are you proud or humble? Did you came from a well-known family? How about your family in heaven?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that we need to be humble or humble ourselves in the sight of GOD so He can lift us up and receive more of His Grace.
Numbers 26:59 (Amplified Bible)
26:59 Amram’s wife was Jochebed daughter of Levi, who was born to Levi in Egypt; and she bore to Amram Aaron, Moses, and Miriam their sister.
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You are Strong and we are weak, You are Everything and we are nothing, You are Someone and we are nobodies, and yet in Your loving-kindness, Grace, mercy and pity over us, You made us Your brethren.
A. Name : derived from the numberings of Israel
B. Author: Moses (commonly accepted)
C. Date written: 1446 - 1410 B.C.
D. Purpose: To relate the discipline of the wilderness generation, delivered from Egypt, and its purging, in order to prepare its children for a victorious entrance into The Promised Land.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
E. To whom written: children of Israel
F. Main Theme: Unbelief bars the entrance to abundant life, Hebrews 3:7-19 — Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
G. Key word: wilderness
H. Key verses: Numbers 14:20-23 (Amplified Bible)
14:20 And the Lord said, I have pardoned according to your word.
14:21 But truly as I live and as all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord,
14:22 Because all those men who have seen My glory and My [miraculous] signs which I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have tested and proved Me these ten times and have not heeded My voice,
14:23 Surely they shall not see the land which I swore to give to their fathers; nor shall any who provoked (spurned, despised) Me see it.
It's a rare and blessed thing for your family to be included in the bible, there are some great, great men of GOD included such as Abraham, Moses and JESUS.
Mark 6:3 (Amplified Bible)
6:3 Is not this the Carpenter, the son of Mary and the brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? And are not His sisters here among us? And they took offense at Him and were hurt [that is, they disapproved of Him, and it hindered them from acknowledging His authority] and they were caused to stumble and fall.
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. The meaning of their names taken from the Hebrew
1. Amram means "high people" - father of Moses
2. Joshebed or "yokebed" means Jehovah-gloried. - mother of Moses
3. Levi or "leviy" means "attached" - father of Joshebed, grandfather of Moses
4. Aaron - uncertain derivation, but before the name of Aaron there's the signature of Aleph-Tav (JESUS CHRIST) - elder brother of Moses
5. Moses or "mosheh" means "drawing out, rescued, the Israelite lawgiver
6. Miriam or "miryam" means "rebelliously" - sister of Moses
Moses only draws out or pulls his strength from the LORD, and he is known as a humble man in his times because of this. He always glorifies the LORD and degrades himself. Miriam's name was lived in her life as well for she rebelled against Moses' authority.