Summary: To show that GOD starts with calling you into His arms early in life, and you need to be sensitive in His calls.
Are you a man of GOD?
Yes. 1 Timothy 6:11
1 Timothy 6:11 (Amplified Bible)
But as for you, O man of God, flee from all these things; aim at and pursue righteousness (right standing with God and true goodness), godliness (which is the loving fear of God and being Christlike), faith, love, steadfastness (patience), and gentleness of heart.
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that GOD starts with calling you into His arms early in life, and you need to be sensitive in His calls.
Numbers 3:22 (Amplified Bible)
The males who were numbered of them from a month old and upward totaled 7,500.
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You called me early in life to serve You without limit.
Priesthood starts early in life
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.
VIII. MAIN BODY:
Numbers 3:22 (King James Version)
Those that were numbered of them, according to the number of all the males, from a month old and upward, even those that were numbered of them were seven thousand and five hundred.
A. The priest are numbered from a month to compensate for the numbers of male
"Those that were numbered of them, according to the number of all the males, from a month old and upward,"
The number of membership is based on male.
a. Feeding of 5,000 - this is based on 5,000 men
Matthew 14:21 (Amplified Bible)
And those who ate were about 5,000 men, not including women and children.
b. Feeding of 4,000 - this is based on 4,000 men
Matthew 15:38 (Amplified Bible)
Those who ate were 4,000 men, not including the women and the children.
c. Workers for the Tent of Meeting - 2630 men
Numbers 4:40 (Amplified Bible)
Those who were enrolled of them, by their families, by their fathers’ houses, were 2,630.
Numbers 4:38-40 (Amplified Bible)
And those that were numbered of the sons of Gershon, by their families, and by their fathers’ houses,
From thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who entered the service to do the work of the Tent of Meeting,