Kay Notes

Worshiping God the Proper Way
Kay Arthur
Lesson 1
Numbers is about a journey to the land promised by God. Key phrase is “set-out” – used 27 times.
Numbers is also about worship of God.
I Corinthians 14:40
Numbers is a part of the Torah (the Law). The Pentateuch is first 5 books of the Bible. It is a desert book , It is called by the Jews
Bemidbar, because on their journey they spend so much time in the wilderness.
Numbers is a book of two generations:Numbers 1 is first generation. Numbers 26 is second generation
Numbers technically covers 38 years after they came out of Egypt.
Numbers 1:1 – “…on the first of the second month, in the second year”
Men were numbered from 20 years and above. The Levites were not included. They numbered 603,550 men.
Numbers 7:1 – first month of the second year – It precedes Numbers 1:1 by one month. You will see the same thing in Numbers 9:1.
Numbers 10:11 – The cloud moves and they begin their journey.
Numbers 2 - God speaks to Aaron and Moses. He gives instructions on how to set up camp.
Numbers 3 – Gives an account of the sons of Aaron and the sons of Levi and their duties.
Numbers 3:5-9 – Each one in the Tribe of Levi has his own responsibility.
Numbers 3:10 - God appoints Aaron and sons to priesthood.
Numbers 3:14-16 - Levites are numbered (one month and upward).
Numbers 3:21-26 – Gershonites
Numbers 3:27-32 – Kohathites
Numbers 3:33-36 – Merarites
I Peter 2:5 – Holy Priesthood
Hebrews 13:15 – Sacrifice of Praise
Ephesians 2:10 – His Workmanship
I Cor. 12:13-14 – Spiritual Gifts
Numbers 3 – God has a specific calling for each one of us.
Numbers 3:10 – If layman came near, he was put to death,
Numbers 4 – Levites are numbered in this census.
Numbers 4:15 - If the Kohathites touched the Holy objects, they would die.
Numbers 4:19-20 -We must worship Him in spirit and truth.
I Chronicles 13:3 - David comes to power.
I Chronicles 13:6-13 - Uzza dies because he touched the Ark.
I Chronicles 15:2 - David prepares a place for the Ark.
I Chronicles 15:11-13
Numbers 5 - Speaks of an undefiled camp and the Law of Jealousy.
Numbers 5:2-3 – God’s presence is in the center of the camp. Camp is set up in 12 Tribes and four segments. Each one has a
Two Things to Do When You Sin:
Confess – name it for what it is.
Make restitution and pay back what you own and add one-fifth.
Committing any act of sin is an act unfaithfulness against the Lord.
Numbers 5:6 – Sin is against true worship
Numbers 5:11:28 - Law of Jealousy. If there is infidelity in a marriage, that infidelity is to be judged.
Malachi 3 - God hates divorce.
I Corinthians 6:15-16
Genesis 2
Hebrews 13:4 - Marriage is honorable.
Numbers 6 -Vow of a Nazarite
John 15
Numbers 7 - Offerings of the leaders of the Tribes.
Exodus 40:2, 17 – Moses finishes setting up Tabernacle.
Numbers 7:2
I Chronicles 21:22-26 - David purchases threshing floor of Ornan.
I Chronicles 21:23-24
Numbers 8 - Cleansing of the Levites – cleanse is a keyword (Num. 8:6)
Numbers 8:19 - Priests - (not House of Aaron)
II Corinthians 11:29-30 - Correct worship stops plagues.
Numbers 8:24-25 - Levites began service at age 25 and retired at 50.
Numbers 9 - Passover
Numbers 9:8 It is important to wait for our answers from the Lord.
Numbers 9:15-23 - When the cloud lifted, it was a signal to set out.
Romans 8:14
James 4:15
Numbers 9:22
Numbers 10 - Two Trumpets of Silver
I Thessalonians 4:13-18
I Corinithians 15:50-58 – Last Trumpet
Numbers 11:1-4 – Place - Taberah
Exodus 12:38 – Mixed Multitude
Numbers 11:11-15 - Moses tells God just to “kill me”.
Numbers 10:11
Numbers 10:35-36
Numbers 11:19-20 - God brings in quail.
Numbers 11:34 – Kibroth-hattaavah - Graves of graving greediness - I
Timothy 6:9-10 - Love of Money
Matthew 6:25-37 - We have what we need.
Numbers 11 - Greedy desires led them to graves of greed