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A. Offerings made at the place which the Lord shall choose (12:1-32)

1. God’s people to destroy the places for idolatrous worship, and not serve Jehovah as the idolatrous people in the land serve their gods.

2. List of food to be eaten at home and what could not be eaten.

B. Punishment of those who entice the people to practice idolatry (13:1-18)

            1. Enticement of the prophets – dreamer of dreams

            2. Enticement of close family members

            3. Enticement of ungodly men who turn away cities

C. God’s people are not to disfigure themselves (14:1-2).

D. Animals that were to be eaten (14:3-21).

E. The year of release – emancipation of slaves (15:1-18)

F. Firstling males of herd and flock to be consecrated unto God (15:19-23).


1. What does “burning their Asherim” mean in 12:3?

2. God’s people were to offer their burnt offerings and other sacrifices in the place that seemed right in their own eyes. (T)  (F)

3. The gazelle and hart could be eaten as food, but not offered as a sacrifice unto God.  (T)  (F)  


4 Why were the Israelites not to “eat blood?” What were they to do with the blood?  Are Christians, governed by the New Covenant, to eat blood?

5. Why were the Levites distinctly pointed out as not to be forsaken?

6. Why should God’s people not be infatuated with, and use the religious practices of others as a pattern for serving God?

7. What is the pattern God’s people are to follow in serving God that will always please Him?

8. If a prophet gives a sign that comes true, then we should obey his voice regardless of the way he leads us.  (T)  (F)

9. Why should we, who are tempted to loosen God’s standard when it applies to our family members, be sobered by 13:6-11?

10. What was to be done to cities that had been led astray to serve other gods?

11. What were the holy people of God not to do to their bodies?

12. What three conditions were necessary in determining if a beast could be eaten under the Old Law?

13 A Jew could eat a fried catfish dinner under the Old Law.  (T)  (F)

14. What could the children of Israel do with an animal that died of itself, and what could they not do?

15. What were the children of Israel to do with their tithes when they were too far away from the place God chose to carry them?

16. What was to be done concerning the tithe of every three years?

17. What was to be done every seven years regarding lenders who had lent to their brethren among the children of Israel?

Did this law apply to foreigners?

18 What base thought might arise that Moses addresses?

19. What was to be done in the seventh year to a slave among God’s people who had served six years?

20. What was to be done to the servant who desired to serve yet more?


21. What principle concerning sacrifices offered unto God do you see in 15:21?