O.T. Studies

Ten Commandments

The voice of God announced these words in the hearing of the whole assembly of Israel at the foot of Mt. Sinai. Deuteronomy 5:22 The finger of God inscribed them on both sides of the two stone tablets Exodus 31:18; 32:15 which Moses received on the mountain forty days after the making of the covenant. These were not the creation of Moses but rather...

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Names of God

The Bible has many names for God and they are windows through which His character is seen. The names of God tell us many wonderful things about Him. Electronic Christian Media...

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The Prophets

From 800-400 B.C. there was the flowering of the age of Prophecy. They can be broken down into several divisions. Electronic Christian Media...

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Wisdom Literature

A distinctive Old Testament literature is what is called the Poetical books or wisdom literature. The Poetical books are Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs. Electronic Christian Media...

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Historical Books

The second section of the Old Testament is the historical narratives. This section would include the books of Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah. There were two major groups which occupied the land of Israel in the early days of Israel's conquest. They were the Amorites and Canaanites. Electronic Ch...

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Pentateuch

The term Pentateuch is the Greek name given to the first five books of the Old Testament. It comes from two Greek words, Pente meaning five and Teuchos meaning book or volume. It represents a five volume book. The books are Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. They are called the Five Books of Moses because Moses has been ascribed a...

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The Tabernacle

God directed the people of Israel to construct a dwelling place for Himself in the midst of the people so they would know of his abiding presence and guidance. Moses was given the particulars on Mt. Sinai and construction began shortly after. Exodus 36:8ff; 40. Electronic Christian Media...

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Beyond the Old Testament: Exploring Messianic Expectations in Jewish Literature

The idea of a Messiah – a divinely chosen redeemer – is a powerful current in Judaism. While the Old Testament lays the groundwork, Jewish literature beyond the Bible offers a rich tapestry of messianic expectations. This exploration delves into writings from the Second Temple period, revealing diverse views on the Messiah's role. We'll encounter c...

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Creation

The act of creation is given in terms of fiat and fulfillment. There is the command 'let there be' and then the fulfillment 'then there was'. Electronic Christian Media...

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The Fall

The fall of man is recorded in detail for us in Genesis 3. It is presented as history and not legend, fable or parable. 2 Corinthians 11:3; John 8:44 The names of places, rivers and other locations are identified to provide its historicity. Electronic Christian Media...

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