INTERVARSITY PRESS DAILY BIBLE STUDY—Lesson 14
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For further consideration:
ID: Inductive Questions (Asking the text questions like who, what, where, when, why, & how?”)
CR: Cross References (Comparing Scripture to Scripture, understanding the vague by the clear.)
WS: Word Study (Understanding definition, theological meaning, and usages in other passages.)
· ID Read through the commands in this section and mark which command they are most related to. Which of The Ten Commandments are most frequently referred to in this section.
· ID Which of the commands have a reason (or warning) associated with them?
· CR (21:17, 24; 22:28) Three of these commands are quoted in the New Testament (Mark 7:10; Matthew 5:38; Acts 23:5). Do the NT allusions to these commands shed any light on them?
· APPLICATION: Do any of these commands demonstrate a principle which would be helpful in a situation that you have been thinking about? Which of these commands are puzzling to you? Why?
J. Hampton Keathley III, in his article, “The Mosaic Law: Its Function and Purpose in the New Testament”, identifies three kinds of laws in the Mosaic law given to Israel in the OT.
“It is common to divide the Mosaic Law into three parts as illustrated below, but though this is helpful for analysis and the study of the Mosaic Law and the way it functions, such a division is never stated as such in Scripture. Rather it is seen as a unit. Arguments for this will be given below.
Part 1: The Moral Law or the Ten Commandments. This part of the Law governed the moral life giving guidance to Israel in principles of right and wrong in relation to God and man (Exodus 20:1-17).
Part 2: The Judgments, or the Social Law. This part of the Law governed Israel in her secular, social, political, and economic life (Exodus 21:1–23:13).
Part 3: The Ordinances or the Ceremonial Law. This was the religious portion of Law which guided and provided for Israel in her worship and spiritual relationship and fellowship with God. It included the priesthood, tabernacle and sacrifices (Exodus 25:-31: Leviticus).”
You can read the entire article at https://bible.org/article/mosaic-law-its-function-and-purpose-new-testament