The Torah of Moses
A Closer Look at the Law of Moses
Deuteronomy 1:5; 4:5-8
Most tend to view the Bible more as a book of independent truths or facts – a rulebook consulted for the appropriate answer. While the Bible certainly does have rules, its message is designed to be understood as a complete, connected, holistic revelation concerning God, His will, and His plan. With this in mind, we will have a look at some “connect-the-dots” understandings relative to the Torah of Moses.
It is the “Torah,” not the “Pentateuch”
- “Torah” is the proper Hebrew word for this section of Hebrew Scripture.
- The Torah of Moses refers to the first five books of the Old Covenant.
- The word “torah” should be defined as “instruction” or “teaching” rather than“law.”
The Torah of Moses served as the law…
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