Unformatted text preview: a. Covenant (testament) = two-way promise b. “I will be your God, if you will be my people” c. mark of the covenant - circumcism 3. Sons of Abraham - Ishmael (Hagar) and Isaac (Sarah) B. Moses = law = ethics 1. Birth of Moses - Exodus 1:1-2:10 2. Call of Moses (Burning Bush) - Exodus 2:23-4:17 a. Condition of Israel in Egypt b. Yahweh c. Command - Go to Egypt and free the Hebrew people 3. Ten Commandments - Torah a. Ten Commandments did not make them God’s people - faith preceded law b. established a legal foundation for Hebrew Nation and western societies c. structure: 1-4 = God; 5 = family; 6-10 = individuals IV. Elements of Judaism A. Sacred text - Hebrew Bible B. Temple in Jerusalem C. Prophets, Priests, and Kings D. Synagogues E. Day of worship - Saturday...
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