Summer Scriptures Series: Numbers 11

©2015 PurePurpose.org
©2015 PurePurpose.org

Moses heard the people, family after family, crying at the entrance of their tents. The Lord was very angry; Moses was also provoked. So Moses asked the Lord, “Why have You brought such trouble on Your servant? Why are You angry with me, and why do You burden me with all these people? Did I conceive all these people? Did I give them birth so You should tell me, ‘Carry them at your breast, as a nursing woman carries a baby,’ to the land that You swore to give their fathers? Where can I get meat to give all these people? For they are crying to me: ‘Give us meat to eat!’ I can’t carry all these people by myself. They are too much for me. If You are going to treat me like this, please kill me right now. If You are pleased with me, don’t let me see my misery anymore.” (Numbers 11:10-15)

What frustrates you? Angers you?

To whom do you take your complaints?

Today’s Challenge: As you share questions and complaints with others today, consider whether or not you’ve taken the same questions and complaints to God and how doing so might help you.

Today’s post continues the Summer Scriptures series here at PurePurpose.org.  Each morning through the end of August, you’ll find a brief reading from God’s Word, followed by a question or two (feel free to journal if you want) and a challenge for the day.If you don’t already receive daily emails from PurePurpose.org, simply enter your email address on the site. You can also follow on Facebook or Twitter.

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