Piddling in the Wilderness
1. Define – piddling – dealing in trifles, killing time
2. Doing things not pertinent to the goal
Israel spent 40 years in the wilderness
1. Could have made in months – about 6 months
2. Went by Sinai
a. Got the law
b. Made the tabernacle – added a year or so
3. Got to Kadesh-Barnea
a. Sent out 12 spies
b. Had a grasshopper complex
c. 603,550 able bodied men over 20
d. 2 (Joshua and Caleb) entered the land
4. What about us – here – today?
a. Are we piddling along our way to heaven?
b. When will we get serious about our Christianity?
5. Stop piddling – stop playing church, dealing in trifles, killing time
a. Build your faith
d. Get our priorities right
e. Do what is important
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