Monthly Archives: November 2014

Symbolism and the Tabernacle

Week twelve of class was a lesson on ceremonial law, specifically, the building of the Tabernacle: God’s dwelling place, the sanctuary.  Moses disappeared high upon Mount Sinai for long periods of time to commune with God and it became very unsettling … Continue reading

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Dispensation of Responsibility

Last week’s lesson was about God loading more responsibility onto Moses.  In addition to Israel’s moral code, the Ten Commandments, God requires them to be governed by very specific civil laws as well.  This laundry list of laws is known as … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments

Week nine of class focused on the Ten Commandments; a moral code given by God to Moses. Moses was instructed to disseminate these commandments as law to the newly formed nation, Israel.  The people of this nation, called Israelites (or Hebrews), were … Continue reading

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Family Dynamics

 Family dynamics can be tricky to navigate.  Last week’s class about The Life of Moses covered three topics.  The First Trials (Exodus 15:22-17:7) where the Israelites kept finding things to grumble about, The First Battle (Exodus 17:8-16) against the Amalekites where we are introduced to … Continue reading

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