Tag: GOD

  • Biblical Principle #226: Sabbath Rest for Land

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God told Israel to let the land rest every seventh year. There was to be no sowing, harvesting, or pruning vineyards. Explanation GOD said to Moses: 1 Now the Lord spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai, saying, 2 “Speak to the children of Israel and say…

  • Biblical Principle #217: Israel to Keep Annual Day of Atonement

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, Israel was to annually observe the Day of Atonement on the tenth day of the seventh month. Explanation The seventh month of the religious calendar (September-October) held three significant events: On the Day of Atonement, the high priest was to make atonement for the sins of…

  • Biblical Principle #216: Israel to Celebrate Feast of Trumpets

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, Israel was to celebrate the Feast of Trumpets on the first day of the seventh month. Explanation The seventh month of the religious calendar (September-October) held three significant events: As the name indicates, the Feast of Trumpets included the sounding of trumpets. Curiously little detail is…

  • Biblical Principle #212: Israel’s Sabbath Laws

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God gave Israel instructions regarding various sabbaths. Explanation A sabbath is a special day of rest. We have previously established that GOD implemented the sabbath rest for Israel during the exodus journey and that He included keeping the sabbath holy in the ten commandments He spoke…

  • Biblical Principle #211: Special Instructions Upon Conquest of Canaan

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God commanded Israel to follow specific instructions after they took possession of the land of Canaan. Explanation The Law of Moses included several instructions specific to the period of time following conquest of the land of Canaan. Special Dedication of Fruits 1 “And it shall be,…

  • Biblical Principle #210: Israel to Tithe (for Specific Things)

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God told Israel to tithe for certain specific things. Explanation GOD instructed Israel under the Law of Moses to tithe. However, certain details are often overlooked about tithing under the Law. For example: Here is what the Scripture says about tithing under the Law of Moses:

  • Biblical Principle #209: Israel to Offer its Firsts to God

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God told Israel to offer its first and best to God. Explanation In the Law of Moses, GOD gave several instructions about “first’s.” Israelites were instructed to give or redeem these firsts: 28 You shall not delay to offer the first of your threshing floor and fruit…

  • Biblical Principle #208: God Forbid Witchcraft

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God forbid witchcraft including sorcery, divination, soothsaying, interpreters of omens, spell-casting, and mediums who call up the dead. Explanation GOD spoke through Moses, saying: 9 “Now if you enter the land the Lord your God gives you, you shall not learn to do the abominations of…

  • Biblical Principle #207: Israel to Seek God’s Selected Place (Jerusalem)

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, Israel was to seek the place where God chose to put His name and be called upon. Explanation Before crossing the Jordan into Canaan, Moses instructed the Israelites that there would be one place in the land where they should go to seek GOD and sacrifice:…

  • Biblical Principle #205: Israelites Tempting Idolatry to be Stoned

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, an Israelite who enticed another Israelite to worship other gods was to be put to death. Explanation It would be an understatement to say that GOD is serious about His children not worshiping other gods. The punishment for tempting a fellow Israelite to sin by idolatry…