Exodus 18

V 1-4 Jethro and Zipporah are mentioned in 2:18-21; 3:1; 4:18-26. Jethro was a priest in Midian, most likely similar to Melchizedek of Gen. 14. Moses was led to them after fleeing Pharaoh when he was 40 years old. Zipporah, his daughter became Moses’ wife and bore him...

Exodus 17

1-2 – Israel is being led by the Lord visibly in the form of a pillar of fire by night and a cloud by day (Ex. 14:21-22). So, it was not Moses who led them to this waterless place, but the Lord and yet quarreled with him. Moses thought he was going to be stoned (v....

Deuteronomy 30

Deuteronomy 30:1-3 Moses had just taught about the consequences of their future failure. The day would come when Israel would turn from God to idols and false worship. The result would be the judgment of God. A foreign nation would conquer them, and they would become...

Deuteronomy 32

Deuteronomy 32:1-4 This chapter is titled “The Song of Moses”. It covers the commitment of the people to the covenant and commandments of God and their failure to keep them. It also predicts their future failure, judgment, restoration and return the promised land....

Deuteronomy 30

Deuteronomy 30 Deuteronomy 30 Deuteronomy 16:1-2 The Lord decreed that three times yearly all Israelites needed to go up to Jerusalem to present themselves to Him. The first was Passover observed in the month Abib (mid-March to mid-April), also known as Nisan (Exod...