TheTeaching Of Balaam Numbers 22-31
The Story Of Balaam • Numbers 22:1-6 • Numbers 23 • Numbers 24 • Numbers 25 • Numbers 31
Four Simple Words • Behold, these, on Balaam’s advice, caused the people of Israel to act treacherously against the LORD in the incident of Peor, and so the plague came among the congregation of the LORD. Numbers 31:16 • Worldly Integration....Moral Degradation
The Anti-Balaam • Revelation 2:12-17 • Your beliefs are fine...But what is happing is this...My people are becoming more worldly and this will be the death of you....Repent and turn
Gauge Your Faith • Ask this question... • What is condition of my faith? • Measure you faith in Christianity by your relationship to the world • How victorious has Satan been in making me a non-factor in the kingdom?
1 Peter 2:9-12 • 9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. 11Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation.
Paul’s Battle…Our Battle • Philippians 3:7-10 • Philippians 3:17-21 • Which of the 2 people are we? • We want what the world has to offer and we want Jesus. Which do you want more?