“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” You probably have John 3:16 memorized. It’s the most famous passage in the Bible.

However, right before it is a reference to one of the least read scriptures. Jesus talks about Moses lifting up a snake on a pole. What’s that about?

Read Numbers 21:4-9 to find out. A short version is that God wants us to quit our grumbling about our problems and, instead, to look up to him for the salvation we desire. Hear more in our worship video, entitled, “Look Up.” Special music by Sophie Barton.