Ephesians 4:1-7, 11-16
Moses, Leadership, and the Spirit

Moses, Leadership, and the Spirit

Numbers 11 - Most Christians don't spend a lot of time in Numbers. It's not easy reading.  But all Scripture is inspired by God and valuable for us - even the hard parts. Sometimes we find jewels hidden away in difficult books.

  1. Introduction
  2. Numbers 11; The Story
    • A bit of background
    • Moses' complaint - Numbers 11:10-17
      • Why have You brought this trouble on me?
    • Sharing the Spirit - Numbers 11:25-29
      • It's not enough for Moses to delegate the work.  God must equip those elders
  3. Some lessons from the story
    • The daily grind can be as hard as times of crisis
    • God's people aren't led by superheroes
    • God's people need to be a community filled with the Spirit
  4. Three follow-up verses
    • Joel 2:28-29
    • Acts 1:8
    • Ephesians 4:7, 11-12, 15-16
  5. So what?
    • Faithfulness in the daily grind of "normal" life
    • Don't go looking for superheroes
    • Our calling: a community filled with the Spirit