Slaughter In The Cities of Refuge

Someone once asked the question, if a person slew another person in a city of refuge what would happen? Would they be forced to flee to another city of refuge? Using the text I believe there is a simple answer. The explanations of the city of refuge are in Num ch. 35, Deut 4:41-43, and Deut ch.19.

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Lessons From The Giants In Deuteronomy 2

In Deuteronomy 2 Moses talks about Isreal’s relatives in Canaan (Edom, Moab, Ammon) and the giants they faced to get their land. In this chapter, Moses reveals two things. First, they have no reason to fear the giants dwelling among the Canaanites because these are only a remnant of the Rephaites (giants), the rest of them previously defeated by Israel’s relatives. Second that the promised land is a specific section of geography that God will give to the Israelites, and they should attempt to take land from their relatives unless God hands it over because that is their allotment.

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Israel’s Reparations

Some have questioned how the Israelites were able to build the Tabernacle with all of the precious metals and unique fabrics while wandering in the desert.

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Genesis to Exodus

Some critics suggest that Genesis and Exodus are separate stories from two different sources that got shoved together. Here is a quick overview and exploration of the transition between Genesis and Exodus, showing that there is a smooth transition between the two.

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