The Promise of God’s Salvation

Numbers 21

“God is just and will punish sin, but He is also gracious and will provide a way of salvation.” TGP

I. God sends snakes.

A. The consequence for sin is always death

B. An individual response is demanded.

II. The serpent image was detestable.

A. Moses broke the second commandment.

B. Snake watching is facing what we have done.

III. Jesus became that detestable image.

A. This is a clear case of Biblical foreshadowing.

B. The snake is a shocking image of atonement.

Victory & Venom