Overview of Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy means ‘second law’, but it is not a second giving of the law, but a reminder. It is the fifth book of the Bible, and the last of the books of Moses. The number 5 speaks of human responsibility. The wilderness is reviewed and instructions and directions are given in relation to the promisedContinue reading “Overview of Deuteronomy”

Overview of Exodus

The book of Exodus is about the children of Israel in Egypt under bondage and then God’s work of redemption – the name exodus means going out. It is a book of departure. Exodus flows from the end of Genesis, in mentioning the sons of Jacob and the children of Israel that went from CanaanContinue reading “Overview of Exodus”

Genesis to Deuteronomy

It is very striking that we have the first five books in our Bible, Genesis to Deuteronomy, in the particular order, and for a reason also. The names of these books have meanings, and the meanings will help unravel the reason as to why they are in this particular order, why Genesis is first, thenContinue reading “Genesis to Deuteronomy”