The law and the prophets….. ( last week )
Luke 16:31 “He said to him,
‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets….
….they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.’”
Exodus and the Law (1)
Meet– hear, send, bring, be with you – I AM
Food– manna and quail
Water. – staff and rock.
Battles– hands and staff lifted
Exodus 17:7 ff
SUPERNATURAL DEMONSTRATION ( again)
Arrivalat Sinai after weeks
Exodus 19 – beloved/ “segolah” / treasured possession
19:5 treasured possession – saved for special purpose
Kingdom of priests, ambassadors
Exodus 20. ( boundaries, blessed life, ILLUS – fenced playground )
Law vs Instruction
Law – required or prohibitive
Instruction – wisdom, picture of a life worth living
Identity – marked
Ex 23 : example of instruction…..
2 tablets ( ILLUS pic).
Standard practice in east – 2 copies of treaty, on display for opposing ‘gods’ to oversee.
Law given – a sign between me and you…..
ILLUS – Bible Project