The Number 5 (Part 1)February 12, 2023
The First Books Of The Bible: “” or the “” In Greek It Is Called The “Pentateuch”, Meaning The Scrolls.
“The ” “In the beginning God…” (Gen. 1:1)
This book provides the of all that is to follow in both the Old and the New Testament.
The entire story of Genesis is a message about the deep of the human race – your need and mine.
Exodus is the story of God’s to human .
The story of Exodus is the story of God’s of His people – Israel.
The entire book revolves around major events: the , the of the Red Sea, the giving of the , and the construction of the .
The message of Exodus is that a new has begun; a new is entered into.
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought for a price: therefore glorify God in your body.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20
The tabernacle itself is a of God’s abiding to dwell with His people.
Now that God’s people have been they must be taught how to as God’s people.
The theme of Leviticus is to God.
The focus of Leviticus is on , , and .
Having been set apart, God’s people are ready to into the Promised Land – or are they?
Here is a story of faith, and obedience.
Here is a story of and a spiritual life that moves in .
Throughout these years of God’s people decided to live in the of the , yet God’s and stood true.
This account of God’s people proclaims, God those He loves – but He also , and .
5th Deuteronomy! “The Second Law”
Moses, at the end of his life, passed the baton to and gives a farewell to God’s people.
The purpose of God’s in the Scripture is to stimulate our , to make us more , and in Christ.
The Law was given to God’s people the first time to say, “You are .” It was given the second time, after the failure in the wilderness wanderings, to say, “You are .”
God wants His people to recognize their dependency and helplessness.
The 5 books of Moses were written to bring the people of God to the edge of the Land of .