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Unformatted text preview: G.I.B.S. Duluth Bible Church Biblical Synthesis (OT) Numbers 1-14 1. Read TTB pgs. 27-31 and answer the following questions. a. From where do we get the name of the book of Numbers? ( TTB p. 28) From the two numbering of the Israelites The first at Mt. Sinai (the generation of the exodus) The second on the plains of Moab (generation that grew up in the wilderness b. What is the message of Numbers? ( TTB p. 28) It describes Israel’s experiences as they wander in the wilderness While it may be necessary to pass through the rough wilderness experience, one does not have to stay there. c. How do Jewish writings usually refer to the book of Numbers? ( TTB p. 28) Bemidbar – “in the wilderness” d. What three additional names have also been used for Numbers? ( TTB p. 28) Book of Journeyings Book of the Murmurings Fourth Book of Moses e. Give two pieces of external evidence for the Mosaic authorship of Numbers. ( TTB p. 28) The Jews, the Samaritans, and the early church give testimony to the Mosaic authorship. A number of N.T. passages cite events from Numbers and associate them with Moses. f. What phrase, used more than eighty times in Numbers, gives internal evidence to its Mosaic authorship? ( TTB p. 28) “The Lord spoke to Moses” g. What period of time is covered in the book of Numbers? ( TTB p. 28) Almost 39 years. 1444-1405 B.C. h. What geographical movement is recorded in Numbers? ( TTB p. 28) From the last 20 days at Mt. Sinai, the wandering around Kadesh Barnea, and finally the arrival in the plains of Moab in the 40 th year. i. What is the likely population of Israel in the book of Numbers? ( TTB p. 28) Over 2.5 million j. The theme of Numbers is the consequence of disbelief and disobedience to the holy God. ( TTB p. 29) k. Numbers was written to trace the history of Israel’s wanderings from Sinai to Moab. . ( TTB p. 29) l. What is the critical turning point of Numbers and where is it found? ( TTB p. 29) In Chapter 14 – When Israel rejects God by refusing to go up and conquer the Promised Land....
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