What is the interpretation of the Hewbrew name Yahweh. What is a better expression of the meaning?
"I am who am"
"I am the one who is always present"
What was the final plague
the death of the first born
What does Passover Seder Celebrate
Freedom from slavery in Egypt
What image of God is given in Moses and Miriam's canticle?
Why did the first commandment prohibit idolatry?
God wanted the people to know that he was the one and only God b/c their culture celebrated many Gods
Why was adultery held in horror among Israelites?
The well being of the family was more important than individuals
Sin revealed in the ninth and tenth commandments
Sin begins in the mind and heart
In what sense did the Isrealites consider the Law as freeing them, not restricting them?
What did blood symbolize
Why did the covenant of Sinai surpass all of the other covenants
The people of Israel were God's chosen people.
" Yet by no means clearing the guilty/../to the forth generation"
God does not let sins go unpunished. If it does not get punished your children will be punished
Name the plagues
(Nile turns to blood, Flies, hail)
(Frogs, cattle dying, locust)
(Lice, Boils, Darkness)
What instructions are given to Moses for preparation for the journey out of Egypt.?
a. Slay and roast the yearling lamb
b. Eat with unleavened bread
c. Be ready to leave
d. Smear the top and post of their doorways with blood of the lamb so angel will pass over their home
What are the Isrealites murmuring and how does God take care of them.
a. Water Bitter- the lord sweeten it
b. Lack of Food- Lord sends Manna and quail
c. Need Water- Moses strikes a rock and water gushes out
What does the Lord say to Moses if they keep the covenant
If the keep the covenant they will be the holy nation
What other books of the bible are the laws included?
Why were the tablets destroyed?
Aaron made a golden calf and God destroyed the tablets because they did what he told them not to do.
What does God agree to do after he destroys the tablets
Lord vows to destroy them but spares Aaron
What is the Ark of the Covenant?
A container for the stone tablets of the law couple