word Pentateuch comes from two greek words
'five- volumed' and refers to the first FIVE books of the
Deuteronomy. They are also referred to as
or 'law of Moses', we can see this from the
references. Lk. 24:27, Jn.
We are told
that Moses is the author, receiving the living oracles
from God Acts
7:37 - 38.
The historical content of the Pentateuch has
often come under attack from the enemy. Yet the NT
consistently confirms the truth of the
Take the following examples . The list is by no means
|Adam and Eve |
4 - 5 |
|The Fall |
12 - 21 |
|Cain and Abel |
|The Flood |
6 - 9 |
39 & parallel passages; I Pet.
3 20; |
II Pet. 2: 5; 3: 6 - 7.
8; Heb. 11:8
- 16 |
|Lot, Sodom & Gomorrah
|Gen.18 - 19
|Lk. 17: 28 -
29; II Pet. 2: 6
- 9; Jude 7 |
|Isaac offered |
- 19 |
|Moses at the Burning bush
|Mtt. 22: 31
- 32 & parallel passages. |
|Heb. 11: 27
- 29 |
|The wilderness wanderings
|Num. 14. -
3: 16 -
is left to complete the list for themselves.
table just gives an idea of how the NT
fully accepts the
Pentateuch as being historically true.
of the Pentateuch
the book of beginnings .
This book is the seed plot of the whole Bible, it
the beginnings of all things |
|- the book of departure,
God raises up Moses and brings Israel out of
at Mt. Sinai the law given, the tabernacle built.
| - the
book of the
Levitical code. In it we have the laws for the sacrifices, feasts
and code by which the Israelites had to live.
- the book of the wilderness way.
Up to the edge of the promised land, the
enter then the years of wandering. |
| - the book of the
second giving of the
law, on the edge of Canaan, the death of Moses. |