Image: Moses with the Ten Commandments
The biblical story of Moses is well known by most people familiar with the Bible. Born in Egypt at the time the people of Israel were being oppressed by Pharaoh, Moses was called by God to present himself before the king of Egypt and demand that he let the people go out free.
Moses was reluctant to accept the mission God gave to him. Under the insistence of God, Moses returned to Egypt from Midian to lead a nation of slaves out of Egypt, to lead them to Mount Sinai so that Israel could establish a covenant with God, receive God’s law, and become God’s special people with a special mission in the world.
From the time Israel left Egypt, spent forty years in the wilderness, and arrived in the plains of Moab, Moses had been the only leader Israel knew. His life was marked by accomplishments and failures. However, in those difficult days in the wilderness, Moses remained faithful to God.
The studies below are not meant to provide a biography of Moses. Rather, these studies deal with several aspects of the life of Moses and his significance in the life and history of Israel.
Much more can and should be said about Moses. In the five books called “The Pentateuch,” also know as “The Five Books of Moses,” there are scores of amazing stories that reveal much about the character and work of Moses. These stories need to be read and studied. There is so much to learn about Moses. It is my purpose to continue writing posts on the work of Moses so that we may know more about this man to whom God spoke “face to face” (Numbers 12:8). Until then, enjoy these studies on Moses.
Studies on Moses
Moses as a Leader of the People
Exodus: The Oppression of Israel
Exodus: Moses Among His People
Standing Stones: Reconciling With God
The Character of God as Seen Through the Liturgical Credo of Exodus 34:6-7
The Character of God as Seen Through the Liturgical Credo of Exodus 34:6-7 – Part 2
The Character of God as Seen Through the Liturgical Credo of Exodus 34:6-7 – Part 3
The Character of God as Seen Through the Liturgical Credo of Exodus 34:6-7 – Part 4
The Character of God as Seen Through the Liturgical Credo of Exodus 34:6-7 – Part 5
The Golden Calf: The Background of Israel’s Idolatry
The Golden Calf: Moses’ First Prayer
The Golden Calf: “Leave Me Alone”
Who Was the Moses of the Bible?
The Exodus from Egypt: A New Explanation
Israel’s Journey to Mount Sinai
Israel in the Wilderness of Sinai
The Geographical Challenges of the Sinai
Moses’ Prayer for Rebellious Israel
Did Moses Invent the Alphabet?
Moses and Jesus Are Buried in India
A Modern-day Descendant of Moses
Moses: A Concert for Piano and Orchestra
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