Moses, Judah Foreign Benjamin, Lex Talionis discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network


Court both of them which is and Moses had compassion for the people both Jesus Moses Make Intercession for the people in both exodus thirty before and Second Corinthians three that they spoke with face to face and of course both were mediators of a covenant Moses in the Old Testament Jesus in the New Testament so so it's interesting to see those parallels but deuteronomy structures pretty straightforward I P versus the first few chapters about the failure that they had endured the conclusion to the thirty eight years of wilderness wandering the mutual love that The love of God for the people and the obligations in response in fact. That's really what chapters twelve all through twenty seven deal with the obligations of God related people and even though we're not into law there's many things that will gleaned from that as being related people and then the alternatives turned that are before God related people in Chapters Twenty seven to thirty and then the final arrangements that for continuity with Moses passing at the end of the book so that's a quick Sousse Napster out of the book and of course we are in chapters nine hundred twenty tonight so we're talk a little bit about the cities of refuge. We're talking talk about what a goal is. And we'll talk about the principle of Lex Talionis which you know as a as I for night so forth so but it's interesting what's happening here. Is there anticipating a settlement. They've been wandering for thirty eight years so all the arrangements that they're used to traveling nomadic group are starting to shift because they're going after Moses dies are going to be going into the lion under Joshua and so on but they'll start settling and some changes they're going to start decentralizing the administration of Justice as nomadic tribes of Central Authority with Moses and the priest and so forth. They're going to have to distribute that. So it's going to change caused some changes under Moses. The Altar had become an asylum for someone who killed it other person accidentally if you were accused of manslaughter you killed someone. I'm one of those days. The next of kin would come after you but if you were if it was an accidental death what we call manslaughter provisions. There was if if they could make it to the to the to the Tabernacle and the altar was a place that someone innocent could find asylum. Well that doesn't work if you're going to be spread across the land so we will. Even the slaying of animals by the way was now a decentralized remember from Deuteronomy twelve but so the law the silent geographical changes going on. So let's jump into Deuteronomy nineteen verse one when the Lord God has cut off the nation's who land the Lord. I gotTA give it. The and they'll succeed is them and dweller cities and in their houses. Thou shalt separate three cities for the in the midst of our land which Florida possessive. Now prepare the way and divide the coast via land which the Lord thy God give inherit into three parts that every slayer may flee so this is where you're introducing this whole idea of the the cities of refuge. The actually not set up three already on the east of the Jordan. They're gonNA sit up three more on the west of the Jordan and these. We'll take a look at these here. The I understand that when the tribes going to the land each of the tribes the exception of one one gets inheritance they buy lot. Divide the land into regions for Judah and Benjamin and so forth and except for the Levis the Levis did not inherit the land and because God was their inheritance but what they did get. We're forty eight cities that were assigned to the Levi's they're actually thirteen of those were for or the family of Aaron. The priest themselves nine were in Judah Foreign Benjamin those were scattered over six but six of these forty eight cities where declared cities of refuge and the they were to have a space about a thousand Cubans. Call it five hundred eighty three yards if you will beyond the city walls for pasture and raising crops and such purposes in addition to the city..

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