Grace Bible Church
Robert R. McLaughlin
Friday,February 10, 2017
It's amazing how dissatisfied people pick up on anything to add to their dissatisfaction.
If they had more meat, more quails, then they would have said we want more manna!
One philosopher says that the weakest and most fearful individuals in life are the revengeful and implacable.
Prin- If you're dissatisfied about one thing, you're going to end up being dissatisfied about everything.
These are people who are negative toward doctrine and therefore negative toward life.
Not all the mixed multitude were involved by the way, for there is an Ethiopian princess who will become the second wife of Moses and she is the opposite of this.
Retrospective means looking back on or dealing with past events or situations.
If you're dissatisfied about your present situation you always lust for something that you had in the past.
Memory has a way of filtering out the bad things about the past and cause to think that things were not really like they seem.
You look back and talk about the good old days and you forget all about the bad things...and that is because you're dissatisfied with the present.
PRO 26:11 Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.
2PE 2:22 It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A dog returns to its own vomit," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."
OBA 1:3 "The arrogance of your heart has deceived you,"
JER 48:29 "We have heard of the pride of Moab‑‑ he is very proud‑‑ Of his haughtiness, his pride, his arrogance and his self‑exaltation.
JER 48:30 "I know his fury," declares the Lord, "But it is futile; His idle boasts have accomplished nothing.
They wanted what Egypt or the world could give.
The word for appetite is nephesh which also means soul, and this is a perfect description of these negative individuals....there is soul is gone or dried up.
The Lord puts us in certain situations where there is nothing to look at except manna.....or his food from heaven (BD).
2CO 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the surpassing greatness of the power may be of God and not from ourselves;
2TI 1:14 Guard, through the Holy Spirit who dwells in us, the treasure which has been entrusted to you.
In Deu 32:2 My doctrine will drop as the rain.
Their appetite and their capacity for food is gone.
Spiritual anorexia = Lack of desire for Bible doctrine based upon the amount of trash in the heart combined with the function of the Old Sin Nature.
PRO 23:7 For as he thinks within himself, so he is. He says to you, "Eat and drink!" But his heart or her emotional jealousy vindictive revengeful heart is not with you.
Coriander is white and shaped like pearls.Bdellium is a gum resin which was transparent white.
God did not discipline the Jews, they did it to themselves.
The quail was stacked 36" deep on the surface of the ground....about a yard high and over 40 miles,
They wanted meat and they had it, God gave it to them...a yard high for 40 miles.
While they were gathering quail I want you to note that the white stuff, the mannu or manna came down every day while they were gathering the quail.
God continued to be faithful while they were faithless and rebellious.
We have two kinds of people; people just pushing aside the manna, and people eating it.
They really went all out with the lust of their flesh while ignoring God's gracious provision.
Kibroth-hattaaavah literally means the graves of the lustful or the greedy.