LESSON NOTES

Deuteronomy 34

Deuteronomy 34:1-3 God called Moses to climb Mount Nebo after saying his farewell, warnings and prophecies to Israel. He was climbing the mountain to be alone with God. His ministry was ending as it began, in the presence of God. God was going to take His faithful...

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Deuteronomy 33

Deuteronomy 33:1 Moses was about to be “gathered to his fathers” but before he leaves, he places a blessing on them. He anticipates the insecurity of Israel and encourages them that they can rely on God's steadfast love. Moses says here that God would bless them not...

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First Fruit/ Pentecost

Lev 23:16‑21  'You shall count fifty days to the day after the seventh sabbath; then you shall present a new grain offering to the LORD. 17 'You shall bring in from your dwelling places two loaves of bread for a wave offering, made of two‑tenths of an ephah; they...

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Exodus 19

V 1-2 Israel arrives now at Mt. Sinai on the third new moon, which is about 7 weeks after Passover. The Law will be given in the next chapter on Shavout or weeks also known as Pentecost. God has delivered His people from Egyptian bondage and has fulfilled His word to...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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....

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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 12:2; 13:4). Before the first...

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Deuteronomy 31

Deuteronomy 31:1-2 Moses had run the race and his work was about to end and he is here beginning his farewell to the sheep who had been entrusted to him. Age had taken its toll on his body and he was not able to “come and go” as in his youth. Moses’ life of 120 years...

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