Tag: Sinai

  • Biblical Principle #163: Israel Left Mount Sinai

    Biblical Principles List Principle On the twentieth day of the second month of the second year since leaving Egypt, Israel moved their camp from Mount Sinai. Explanation After a year’s stay at Mount Sinai, it was time to move on and resume the journey to Canaan’s border. 11 Now it came to pass on the…

  • Biblical Principle #144: God Told Moses to Build the Tabernacle

    Biblical Principles List Principle God told Moses to build a tabernacle, which is a tent, with a specific design. Explanation As GOD began giving Moses instructions atop Mount Sinai, He instructed Moses to build the tabernacle and its furnishings. To fund the work, GOD told Moses to have Israel take up a collection of specific…

  • Biblical Principle #140: At Sinai, Israel Promised to Obey God

    Biblical Principles List Principle At Mount Sinai, Israel promised to obey God. Explanation After GOD finished instructing Moses at the camp of Mount Sinai, Israel reaffirmed their commitment to obey GOD: 1 Now He said to Moses, “Come up to the Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel,…

  • Biblical Principle #139: God Assured Israel’s Victory in Canaan

    Biblical Principles List Principle God assured Moses of Israel’s victory throughout Canaan (if they obeyed Him). Explanation As GOD concluded His initial message to Moses at Mount Sinai, after having spoken the Ten Commandments to all of Israel, GOD told Moses: 23 For My Angel will go before you and bring you in to the…

  • Biblical Principle #138: God Sent His Angel to Accompany Israel

    Biblical Principles List Principle God sent His angel to accompany Israel to Canaan. Explanation As GOD concluded His initial message to Moses at Mount Sinai, after having spoken the Ten Commandments to all of Israel, GOD told Moses: 20 “Behold, I send My Angel before your face, to keep you in the way and to…

  • Biblical Principle #135: God Descended Upon Mount Sinai

    Biblical Principles List Principle God descended upon Mount Sinai on the third day with thunder, lightning, dark clouds, and a trumpet. Explanation As GOD had told Moses, upon the third day, He descended upon Mount Sinai in a manner that was observable by Israel: 16 So it was that on the third day in the…

  • December 24 – When You Follow a Shadow

    Reading Heb. 6:13-10:18 Devotional The writer of Hebrews continues his explanation of how Jesus and the new covenant are superior to the Law of Moses and the old covenant. Yesterday, we looked at the various roles that Jesus serves, including that of our high priest. Today’s reading continues that thought by comparing the Jewish system…