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Church of Israel


1. Established by God. De 4:5-14; 26:18; Ac 7:35,38.

2. Admission into, by circumcision. Ge 17:10-14.

3. All Israelites members of. Ro 9:4.

4. Was relatively holy. Ex 31:13; Nu 16:3.

5. Had

a. An appointed place of worship. De 12:5.

b. Appointed ordinances. Ex 18:20; Heb 9:1,10.

c. Appointed feasts. Le 23:2; Isa 1:14.

d. An ordained ministry. Ex 29:9; De 10:8.

e. The divine presence manifested in it. Ex 29:45,46; Le 26:11,12; 1Ki 8:10,11.

f. A spiritual church within it. Ro 9:6-8; 11:2-7.

6. In covenant with God. De 4:13,23; Ac 3:25.

7. The depository of holy writ. Ro 3:2.

8. Called the

a. Congregation of Israel. Ex 12:47; Le 4:13.

b. Congregation of the Lord. Nu 27:17; 31:16.

9. Privileges of. Ro 9:4.

10. Proselytes admitted into. Nu 9:14; 15:15,29.

11. Supported by the people. Ex 34:20; De 16:17.

12. Worship of, consisted in

a. Sacrifice. Ex 10:25; Le 1:2; Heb 10:1.

b. Prayer. Ex 24:11; Ps 5:7; 95:6.

c. Praise. 2Ch 5:13; 30:21.

d. Reading God’s word. Ex 24:7; De 31:11.

e. Preaching. Ne 8:4,5.

13. Attachment of the Jews to. Joh 9:28,29; Ac 6:11.

14. Members of

a. Required to know its statutes. Le 10:11.

b. Required to keeps its statutes. De 16:12.

c. Required to attend its worship. Ex 23:17.

d. Separated from, while unclean. Le 13:46; 15:31; Nu 5:2-4.

e. Excommunicated for heavy offences. Nu 15:30,31; 19:20.

15. Persons excluded from. Ex 12:48; De 23:1-4; Eze 44:7,9.

16. A type of the church of Christ. Ga 4:24-26; Heb 12:23.