O: Israel’s lack of belief prompted God to have them wander 40 years in the wilderness.
WN: The psalmist praises God’s awesome deeds and seeks deliverance from enemies.
We see Christ as a better priest, of a better covenant, better tabernacle, and better sacrifice. To please God, we must have faith, forsake all, and accept Christ.
O: Israel receives God’s Law a second time with emphasis on placing God above all.
WN: The psalmist celebrates the reign of God and invites the listener to rejoice with a joyful noise.
O: The serpent on a pole pictures what Jesus later did on the cross. God turns a curse into a blessing.
WN: The psalmist seeks refuge in God and expresses praise and confidence in God’s power.