The Fiery Serpents.

Ray Comfort's Daily Evidence

When fiery serpents were sent among Israel, their deadly bite caused the Israelites to admit that they had sinned. However, God also sent a cure for the serpent bite; He told Moses to make a bronze serpent and place it on a pole. Those who had been bitten and were doomed to die could look at the bronze serpent and be saved from death. Jesus later cited this passage in reference to salvation from sin (see John 3:14,15).

The Ten Commandments are like ten biting serpents that carry with them the venomous curse of God’s Law. This Law convicts us of our sin and drives us to look up to the One lifted up on a cross, the Messiah, who saves us from death due to judgment under God’s Law. It was the Law of Moses that put Jesus on the cross. The Messiah became a curse for us, and…

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