The Books of the Law

The Bible is the best-selling book of all time, but it can also be intimidating to read because it contains more than 600,000 words divided into 66 distinct books written by 40 authors in three languages over 1600 years. But how does it all fit together? In Route 66, Dr. Ron Jones takes us on the ultimate road trip through the Bible, pointing us to Jesus from Genesis to Revelation. Road Trip 1 focuses on the Books of the Law, from Genesis to Deuteronomy.

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Genesis: The Beginning of All Things

Genesis: The Beginning of All Things

Genesis begins our study of the Books of the Law and the ultimate road trip through the Bible. The beginning of all things surveys the creation story, the fall of humanity, Noah's global flood, the tower of Babel, and the call of Abram, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph.

Exodus: Freedom from Slavery

Exodus: Freedom from Slavery

More than three thousand years ago, slavery had sucked the life out of the Hebrew people. The only answer to their painful plight was freedom from Pharaoh’s bondage. God sent Moses, a Hebrew son rescued from the Nile and raised in Pharaoh’s household as a prince of Egypt.

Leviticus: Worshipping a Holy God

Leviticus: Worshipping a Holy God

Leviticus is an ancient handbook on holiness, used by the priests in their Tabernacle duties. What health is to the body, holiness is to the soul. In Leviticus, Christ is our great High Priest who atones for our sin and shows us how to walk with God in holiness.

Numbers: Wilderness Wanderings

Numbers: Wilderness Wanderings

Sometimes called the book of murmurings or the book of forty years, Numbers advances God’s redemption story while telling the sad tale of the generation of Hebrews who died in the wilderness having never reached the Promised Land.

Deuteronomy: Remembering God's Law

Deuteronomy: Remembering God's Law

The book of Deuteronomy contains a series of farewell addresses delivered by Moses on the plains of Moab to the children of Israel prior to his death on Mount Nebo at 120 years old. In Deuteronomy, Christ is the prophet like Moses but with greater glory.

 

“Every detail in our lives of love for God is worked into something good.”

Romans 8:28 MSG