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What does the word Exodus mean?

to exit


Why is the Exodus foundational to both Judaism and Christianity?

1. Significance of the passover and how it is a picture of christ
2. Because of the picture of he freedom the Israelites gained from Egypt is also a picture of the christians freedom from sin


What was the significance of the passover in the book of Exodus?

describe it


What are the two main purposes of the book of Exodus?

Exodus 1-18 = redemption from Egypt
Exodus 19-40 = revelation from God


What is the overall purpose of the book of Leviticus?



What does the word Leviticus mean?

that which pertains to the priest


There are two large sections into which the book of Leviticus is divided, what are they?

Leviticus 1-17 = sacrifice
Leviticus 18-27 = sanctification


Why is Deuteronomy unique in the penateuch?

serves a s a bridge from Israel's time of wandering in the wilderness to their entering the promise land


If the book oof Deuteronomy is not a "second law," then what is it?

it is an adaptation and expansion of much of the original law given at Mount Sinai


In the book of Deuteronomy, moses encapsulates the essence of the Torah in one of the most notable passages in the Hebrew Bible; where is it located and what is it called?

Deuteronomy 6:4,5
Israel's confession of faith
it is called the "Great Shema"
shema means to hear


List 3 major themes in the book of Deuteronomy:

Deut. 1-4:43 = What God has done
Deut. 4:44-26 = What God expects
Deut. 27-34 = What God will do


Define the Deuteronomic Philosophy:

if you obey you will be blessed
if you disobey you will be cursed