What Is the Law of Moses?

What Is the Law of Moses?

As we have seen, almost universally the Torah refers to the law of Moses, written down in the Bible’s books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. It is sometimes called the “Pentateuch,” which is a Greek word meaning “five” (penta) and “scrolls” (teuchos). Tradition tells us that the first five books of the Bible were written down by Moses. However, does this mean that Moses was the inventor and originator of all the things...

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Special characteristics of Israel

Special characteristics of Israel

On this page, let’s take a look at many Scripture verses that tell us about Israel, keeping in mind what we’ve already learned: Israel includes all twelve tribes, not just “Jews” (those from the tribes of Judah and Benjamin, the southern kingdom of Israel). Israel also includes any Gentiles who have been grafted into the nation of Israel through Jesus Christ. I recommend that you print this page, and then read each verse...

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Who Is Israel? Who Are the Jews?

Who Is Israel? Who Are the Jews?

Many people think of “Israel” and the “Jews” as being the same group of people, but in reality, the Jews are just a small segment of the larger group of people God called Israel. Who is Israel? Jacob was the son of Abraham whose name was changed by God to “Israel,” which means “prince of God.” He had twelve sons. Who is Judah? Judah was one of the sons of Israel, and his descendants became known...

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