Going Astray Discussion Questions

Monday: Going Astray
Story Passage: Numbers 20:1-13
Other Passages: Isaiah 53, Romans 3:23, 6:23, Exodus 17:1-7
Memory Verse: Isaiah 53:6, We all, like sheep, have gone astray; each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him all our sin.
  1. What was wrong with the people's reaction? After all, it was true that there was no water for the community. People do need water to live, so what was the problem with their attitude?
  2. Why did God give Moses different instructions this time than the first time?
  3. Moses mostly did what God said. Why was the punishment for his deviation so severe, when much greater sins have been forgiven others?
If you need hints to answer some of the questions, look up the listed scripture passages.

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