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A significant portion of the instructions God gave to Moses pertained to the construction of the Tabernacle. The Tabernacle is basically a movable tent-like structure whose primary purpose was for the Presence of God to reside in. Hence, the word mishkan in Hebrew is used to refer to it. Shekhinah, the Presence of God in […]
When Moses came down from God’s mountain the first time, he brought with him the “words” (“dabar” in Hebrew) God had spoken. These words have come to be known as “The Ten Commandments”. (I wonder where they got the idea from.) Following that, God gave to Moses a series of regulations which would form the […]
God had just delivered His people, the Israelites, from the “house of bondage” in Egypt. Now, He is leading them to the land which He had given to Abraham and his descendants. But since no one knows where it is or how to get there, God sends an “angel” to bring them to the place […]
“Beware”. We would normally find this word on warning signs. “Beware of dogs!” “Beware. Trespassers will be prosecuted” Here, in Exodus 23, God tells Moses to “beware” of the angel He was sending with him. At this point, in Exodus 23, the Israelites had received the Torah (instructions) from the Lord and were getting ready […]