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DEUTERONOMY – LESSON SIX


I. MOSES’ SECOND ADDRESS – EXHORTATIONS OF THE LAW (19:1-23:25 – Part Five)

A. Instructions regarding the cities of refuge (19:1-13)

B. Command to not remove tribal landmarks (19:14)

C. Instructions regarding witnessing against one another (19:15-21)

D. Instructions regarding forming an army and conduct in future wars (20:1-20)

E. Instructions as to what to do when slain body is found in the fields (21:1-9)

F. Marriage of women captured in battle (21:10-14)

G. Instructions regarding sons of two wives not equally loved (21:15-17)

H. Instructions regarding a stubborn and disobedient son (21:18-21)

I. Instructions regarding length of time an executed person’s body should hang on a tree (21:22-23)

J. Instructions regarding items of brethren lost and found (22:1-4)

K. Instructions emphasizing distinctive dress among men and women (22:5)

L. Instructions regarding finding a mother bird nesting with her young (22:6-7)

M. Necessity of building protective battlement on one’s new house (22:8)

N. Prohibitions regarding mingling diverse things in seed, animals at work and clothing (22:9-11)

O. Instructions regarding the fringes or tassels at the border of the garments (22:12)

P. Instructions emphasizing purity in the sexual relationship between men and women (22:13-30)

Q. Instructions regarding those who cannot and who can enter the assemblies of the Israelites (23:1-8)

R. Instructions regarding keeping the army’s camp clean (23:9-14)

S. Instructions regarding receiving an escaped slave (23:15-16)

T. Prohibition of prostitutes and sodomites among God’s people (23:17-18)

U. Instructions regarding the lending money with interest (23:19-20)

V. Instructions regarding vows (23:21-23)

W. Instructions regarding eating the fruit and grain of a neighbor’s field (23:24-25)


QUESTIONS:

1. What do the instructions regarding the cities of refuge tell you about God’s sense of justice?


2. Does the positioning of the cities of refuge have a definite purpose?


3. What do the six cities of refuge tell you about the fulfillment of God’s land promise to Abraham and the Jews?


4 How important to God was a neighbor’s landmark?


5. What protective means did God set in place to help a person from being “railroaded?”


6. Describe the men who would be allowed to fight Israel’s battles?


7. Why was Israel to proclaim peace to a city when Israel came to fight against the city?


8. Why was God’s demand to save alive nothing that breathes not applied to all cities of the enemy?


9. Why were some trees spared among besieged cities?


10. Why did a found slain body require more than a burial among God’s people?


11. How did the instructions regarding innocent blood play a part in the trial of Jesus?


12. It was always a sin to marry a “foreign woman” (T) (F)  Explain the basis for your answer:


13 How was the firstborn son protected in families with multiple wives?


14.What important lessons today would our young people learn if they witnessed or heard of what happened to disobedient children      under the Law of Moses?


15. How could Israel defile the land even after they obeyed God in putting a person to death?


16. “Finders keepers (losers weepers)” was a proper ethic among God’s people. (T) (F)


17. Distinction among the sexes is to be honored in one’s dress and appearance among God’s people (T) (F)

 

18 A bird’s nest could not be “robbed” among God’s people (T) (F)


19. What could happen if you did not follow God’s “building code” in building your new house in the promised land?


20. What did the law prohibiting plowing with an ox and an ass together reveal about what is important to God?

  

21. How was the law concerning the garment’s border being viewed in Jesus’ day?


22. What folly and evil were deserving of death under the Law of Moses?


23. What must a man do who forces a virgin to have sexual relations with him?


24. To what does the “uncovering” one’s “father’s skirt” refer?


25. Why were Ammonites and Moabites not allowed in Israel’s assembly while future generations of Edom and Egypt would be       allowed?


26. Why did God give specific instructions for cleanliness in the army’s camp?


27. How were oppressed servants protected?


28. Did it matter how people earned their money but only that they would give to the treasury?


29. You could lend to your fellow Israelite and receive interest if it were not a high interest rate under the Law of Moses. (T) (F)


30. How important is keeping your promises before God?


31. “My vineyard is your vineyard” was seen under what limited circumstances in the promised land?