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Law of Moses, The


1. Is the law of God. Le 26:46.

2. Given

a. In the desert. Eze 20:10,11.

b. At Horeb. De 4:10,15; 5:2.

c. From the Mount Sinai. Ex 19:11,20.

d. By disposition of angels. Ac 7:53.

e. Through Moses as mediator. De 5:5,27,28; Joh 1:17; Ga 3:19.

f. To the Jews. Le 26:46; Ps 78:5.

g. After the exodus. De 4:45; Ps 81:4,5.

h. To no other nation. De 4:8; Ps 147:20.

3. None to approach the Mount while God gave. Ex 19:13,21-24; Heb 12:20.

4. Remarkable phenomena connected with, at giving of. Ex 19:16-19.

5. Terror of Israel at receiving. Ex 19:16; 20:18-20; De 5:5,23-25.

6. Additions made to, in the plains of Moab by Jordan. Nu 36:13.

7. Called

a. A fiery law. De 33:2.

b. Word spoken by angels. Heb 2:2.

c. Ministration of death. 2Co 3:7.

d. Ministration of condemnation. 2Co 3:9.

e. Lively oracles. Ac 7:38.

f. Royal law. Jas 2:8.

g. Book of the law. De 30:10; Jos 1:8.

h. Book of Moses. 2Ch 25:4; 35:12.

8. Rehearsed by Moses. De 1:1-3.

9. Entire of, written in a book. De 31:9.

10. Book of, laid up in the sanctuary. De 31:26.

11. Tables of, laid up in the ark. De 10:5.

12. Divided into

a. Moral, embodied in the ten commandments. De 5:22; 10:4.

b. Ceremonial, relating to manner of worshipping God. Le 7:37,38; Heb 9:1-7.

c. Civil, relating to administration of justice. De 17:9-11; Ac 23:3; 24:6.

d. A covenant of works to the Jews as a nation. De 28:1,15; Jer 31:32.

13. Taught the Jews

a. To love and fear God. De 6:5; 10:12,13; Mt 22:36,38.

b. To love their neighbour. Le 19:18; Mt 22:39.

c. Strict justice and impartiality. Le 19:35,36.

d. All punishments awarded according to. Joh 8:5; 19:7; Heb 10:28.

14. All Israelites required

a. To know. Ex 18:16.

b. To observe. De 4:6; 6:2.

c. To lay up, in their hearts. De 6:6; 11:18.

d. To remember. Mal 4:4.

e. To teach their children. De 6:7; 11:19.

15. Kings to write and study. De 17:18,19.

16. Good kings enforced. 2Ki 23:24,25; 2Ch 31:21.

17. Priests and Levites to teach. De 33:8-10; Ne 8:7; Mal 2:7.

18. The scribes were learned in, and expounded. Ezr 7:6; Mt 23:2.

19. Public instruction given to youth in. Lu 2:46; Ac 22:3.

20. Publicly read

a. At the feast of tabernacles in the sabbatical year. De 31:10-13.

b. By Joshua. Jos 8:34,35.

c. By Ezra. Ne 8:2,3.

d. In the synagogues every Sabbath day. Ac 13:15; 15:21.

21. A means of national reformation. 2Ch 34:19-21; Ne 8:13-18.

22. A shadow of good things to come. Heb 10:1.

23. Could not give righteous and life. Ga 3:21; Ro 8:3,4; Heb 10:1.

24. A schoolmaster to lead to Christ. Ga 3:24.

25. Christ

a. Made under. Ga 4:4.

b. Circumcised according to. Lu 2:21; Ro 15:8.

c. Came not to destroy but to fulfil. Mt 5:17,18.

d. Attended all feasts of. Joh 2:23; 7:2,10,37.

e. Fulfilled all precepts of. Ps 40:7,8.

f. Fulfilled all types and shadows of. Heb 9:8,11-14; 10:1,11-14.

g. Magnified and made honourable. Isa 42:21.

h. Bore the curse of. De 21:23; Ga 3:13.

i. Abrogated, as a covenant of works. Ro 7:4.

26. Was not the manifestation of the grace of God. Joh 1:17; Ro 8:3,4.

27. Could not disannul the covenant of grace made in Christ. Ga 3:17.

28. Jewish converts would have all Christians observe. Ac 15:1.

29. The Jews

a. Jealous for. Joh 9:28,29; Ac 21:20.

b. Held those ignorant of, accursed. Joh 7:49.

c. From regard to, rejected Christ. Ro 9:31-33.

d. Accused Christ of breaking. Joh 19:7.

e. Accused Christians of speaking. Ac 6:11-14; 21:28.

f. Broke it themselves. Joh 7:19.

g. Dishonoured God by breaking. Ro 2:23.

h. Shall be judged by. Joh 5:45; Ro 2:12.

30. Was a burdensome yoke. Ac 15:10.

31. Darkness, &c at giving of, illustrative of obscurity of Mosaic age. Heb 12:18-24.