OT Intro – Numbers, Deuteronomy


OT Intro – ESV Study Bible – Numbers, Deuteronomy

  1. What are some of the features that show the authenticity of the details in the book of Numbers?
  2. What is the purpose of Numbers as a historical work?
  3. How is the issue of “descendants” a key theme in Numbers and the Pentateuch?
  4. How/why are the events in Numbers referenced elsewhere in Scripture?
  5. In what way does Numbers have epic features?
  6. What are some of the problems and solutions to the census lists in Numbers?
  7. What connection may exist between Josiah’s reforms and Deuteronomy?
  8. On what does Moses reflect in Deuteronomy?  What does he urge the people not to do?
  9. What kind of sermon is Deuteronomy?  What are the circumstances of the sermon?
  10. What are some OT laws that remain in the NT era?  What are some OT laws that are not repeated?
  11. In what way is Deuteronomy an important book for understanding both OT theology and the theological unity of both testaments?
  12. What subtitle might be appropriate for Deuteronomy?  Why?