How is Numbers broken into three parts?
Prepare to leave Sinai (1-10)
Failure to trust God (11-20)
Prepare to enter the promised land (20-36)
Prohibitions of the Nazarite Vow
Not to go near burial sites.
Not to partake of anything from the grape vine.
No cutting hair or shaving.
One word to describe Numbers
How long does numbers cover?
How does Numbers impact Corinthians
Paul says the Corinthians are not the first to sin like this, saying not to revert back to their old ways.
How does Numbers impact Hebrews
References Numbers when talking to the Hebrew Christians telling them to “take care, lest they turn their heart from God” like the Israelite of old.
Amorites and Midianites dealing with the Israelite
The Amorites and Midianites are related to the Isrealie army, though they feared them. So they hired Baalum to curse them and used their women to seduce them.
What book gives us the history of the nations Isreal encounters.
Chiastic outline of Deuteronomy
Look Back Covenant Summary Covenant Stipulations Covenant Ceremony Look Forward
Topic of Moses second speech
Stipulations of the Covenant
What does Shema stand for?
It told the Israelite people to keep the word of God near to them at all times.
Underlying principle of Deuteronomy
The covenant renewal for entering the promised land.
Why is Deuteronomy not a good title?
The book is not so much about a second law, rather it expands and reinforces the laws that were already set in place.
What is the difference of the law in Deut vs the old law?
Deuteronomy is law for a new generation for a new land.
What happened in the Moab Desert
There were many battles in the desert vs the Amorites and Canaanite armies.
Describe 3 themes in Deut
Covenant way of life
“Lords andger burned”
It came in the form of a plague.