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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God’s Plan for Israel

God’s Plan for Israel

Let’s first look at what the Bible has to say about Israel. God’s plan was that Israel would become a “multitude” of peoples, meaning that a multitude of ethnic groups would seek to join themselves to the community of Israelites. Now YHVH had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee: 2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I...

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