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Sermons on Numbers

Chapter 16

Numbers

Sermon on Aug 22, 2007

Numbers 16:1-50

Wednesday Evening

August 22, 2007

Numbers 16:1-50

“Korah's Rebellion”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Here we see the some of the Levites coming to Moses and basically saying, ‘We want to be priests. We’re Levites, but we want to be priests.’ And they challenge Moses’ and Aaron's leadership, and they defame them. You be on the lookout for how they do this, both those things — they challenge...

Chapter 17

Numbers

Sermon on Aug 29, 2007

Numbers 17:1-13

Wednesday Evening

August 29, 2007

Numbers 17:1-13

“Aaron's Rod Blossoming”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I would invite you to turn with me to Numbers 17, as we continue to make our way through this book together.

I've been able to say this over and over the last few weeks because of the material that we've been in, but all the way from...

Chapter 18

Numbers

Sermon on Sep 2, 2007

Numbers 18:1-32

The Lord's Day Evening

September 2, 2007

Numbers 18:1-32

“Levites’ Duties and Priestly Portion”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. Please be seated. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers, chapter 18. For those of you who haven't been with us on Wednesday nights working through this great book, we have called this series “With God in the Wilderness,” and we've...

Chapter 19

Numbers

Sermon on Sep 9, 2007

Numbers 19:1-22

The Lord's Day Evening

September 9, 2007

Numbers 19:1-22

“The Red Heifer”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Please be seated. If you have your Bibles before you, turn to Numbers 19.

Let me invite you to turn to the New Testament to I Corinthians 10, and let me just remind you of a couple of things.

First of all, the song that we have just sung is really...

Chapter 20

Gospel Pattern: Old Testament Stories & The Grace of God

Sermon on Jun 25, 2014

Numbers 20:1-13

Kelly has prayed for us so we will go right to the reading of God's Word. Numbers chapter 20 beginning with verse 1.   

And the people of Israel, the whole congregation, came into the wilderness of Zin in the first month, and the people stayed in Kadesh. And Miriam died there and was buried there.

Now there was no water...

Numbers

Sermon on Sep 23, 2007

Numbers 20:1-29

The Lord's Day Evening

September 23, 2007

Numbers 20:1-29

“Just Another Day in the Wilderness” A sister dies, a rock is struck, the water flows, the Edomites refuse, and a brother is gather to his people

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. Please be seated. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers 20.

Since Numbers 11, we have been experiencing precisely...

Chapter 21

Numbers

Sermon on Oct 7, 2007

Numbers 21:1-9

The Lord's Day Evening

October 7, 2007

Numbers 21:1-9

With God in the Wilderness

“Snakebit”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

The last time we were together in Numbers, we were looking at the overwhelmingly sad and moving passage found in Numbers 20. In the midst of arduous demands of leadership in the wilderness, Moses is going to suffer family bereavement in the loss of his sister, serious opposition...

Numbers

Sermon on Oct 21, 2007

Numbers 21:10-35

The Lord's Day Evening

October 21, 2007

Numbers 21:10-35

“The Wars of the Lord”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. Please be seated. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers 21. The last time we were together in the book of Numbers, we were looking at Numbers 21:1-9, that deeply moving story of the Lord bringing judgment on the grumbling people...

Chapter 22

Numbers

Sermon on Nov 4, 2007

Numbers 22:1-21

The Lord's Day Evening

November 4, 2007

Numbers 22:1-21

“Conspiracy to Curse”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you’ll open your Bibles to Numbers 22, we’ll be looking at verses 1 to 21 together tonight as we continue to make our way through Moses’ great book of the wilderness journey. The next three chapters of Numbers contain some of this book's finest literary material and theological teaching. The...

Numbers

Sermon on Nov 11, 2007

Numbers 22:22-40

The Lord's Day Evening

November 11, 2007

Numbers 22:22-40

“Balaam's Ass”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. Please be seated. We began our study in the story of Balak and Balaam and Israel last Lord's Day evening. It is a dramatic story. It is the story of God's sovereign care over His people. Even as their enemies seek to avail themselves of supernatural powers to bring down curse...

Numbers

Sermon on Jan 2, 2008

Numbers 22:41-23:26

Wednesday Evening

January 2, 2008

Numbers 22:41-23:26

Balaam's Prophecy (1)

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers 22, the last verse of that chapter, and then we’ll read the first twenty-six verses of the twenty-third chapter tonight. It's been a while since we've been in Numbers together.

When we last left Balaam, he was talking...

Chapter 23

Numbers

Sermon on Jan 9, 2008

Numbers 23:27-24:25

Numbers

Sermon on Jan 9, 2008

Numbers 23:27-24:25

Wednesday Evening

January 9, 2008

Numbers 23:27-24:25

“Numbers — With God in the Wilderness:

Balaam's Prophecy (2)

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers 23. But in the outline that Jeremy is distributing right now, you have this text printed front and back for you, laid out in a little bit of a poetic form.

Sometimes in...

Chapter 25

Numbers

Sermon on Jan 16, 2008

Numbers 25:1-18

Wednesday Evening

January 16, 2008

Numbers 25:1-18

Numbers — With God in the Wilderness:

“The Zeal of Phinehas”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Please open your Bibles to Numbers 25. The last time we were in Numbers together, we were finishing the story of Balaam. And the last we heard of Balaam (or so we thought) was in these words in Numbers 24:25 —

“Then Balaam rose and...

Chapter 26

Numbers

Sermon on Jan 23, 2008

Numbers 26:1-65

Wednesday Evening

January 23, 2008

Numbers 26

With God in the Wilderness

The New Generation

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

I would invite you to take your Bibles in hand and turn with me to Numbers 26. This is a long chapter. It is a chapter in which Moses is commanded to do another census. You will remember that before the wilderness journey began, in Sinai, Moses had...

Chapter 27

Numbers

Sermon on Jan 24, 2008

Numbers 27:1-14

The Lord's Day Evening

January 27, 2008

Numbers 27:1-14

With God in the Wilderness

“Inheritance Laws”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. Please be seated. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers 27, and I'd also invite you to take a peek at chapter 26 on your way to Numbers 27.

The last time we were in Numbers together, this past...

Numbers

Sermon on Jan 30, 2008

Numbers 27:12-23

Wednesday Evening

January 30, 2008

Numbers 27:12-23

Numbers — With God in the Wilderness:

“Succession Plan”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers 27. Last Wednesday night we were in Numbers 26, looking at a long list of the heads of families of the tribes of Israel; and these names were being listed not only for...

Chapter 28

Numbers

Sermon on Feb 6, 2008

Numbers 28:1-31

Wednesday Evening February 6, 2008

Numbers 28:1-31 Numbers — With God in the Wilderness: “The Laws of Offerings”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers 28, as we continue our way through this great book. A couple of weeks ago, we were looking at the long list of names of the heads of families of the...

Chapter 29

Numbers

Sermon on Feb 13, 2008

Numbers 29:1-40

Wednesday Evening

February 13, 2008

Numbers 29:1-40

Numbers — With God in the Wilderness:

“The Offerings of the Seventh Month”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Numbers 29. We’re making our way closer and closer to the end of this great book, part of the Law of Moses, the first five books of the Bible. The...

Chapter 33

Numbers

Sermon on Apr 6, 2008

Numbers 33:1-49

The Lord's Day Evening

April 6, 2008

Numbers 33:1-49

With God in the Wilderness

From Egypt to Jordan”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. Please be seated.

When we started our series on the book of Numbers all those months ago back on Wednesday, January 10, 2007, we admitted that Numbers is probably not one of your top ten favorite Bible books. In fact, some of you may...

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