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The Mosaic
in the
United States Capitol Building

  Who was Moses? Your dictionary will tell you "In the Bible, Moses was the leader who brought the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt, and into the Promised Land, received The Ten Commandments from God, and gave laws to the people." In the Bible story we find that Moses had a brother named Aaron. In Israel, Moses was governor and Aaron was the High Priest. Aaron (Church) and Moses (State). Moses was the leader of Israel while Pharaoh was the leader of Egypt. At the time of the Exodus it was Pharaoh and the gods of Egypt vs. Moses and the God of Israel. 

   In your dictionary you will find the word 'mosaic'. It is associated with Moses. Mosaic has two definitions.         

 

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  1. Mosaic. Moses or the writings, laws, etc. attributed to him. The first five books of the Bible; Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. 

2. Mosaic. To make the big picture out of many little pieces. The sample mosaic on this page is from The United States Capitol building in Washington D.C..

   Moses is credited with writing the first five books of the Bible. Moses has a writing style found thru out the Bible. Moses does not put everything on any one subject in one place. He scattered information in bits and pieces all over the place. His writings, even the whole Bible, it's a mosaic of information. This course is a a treasure hunt. You will be able to make these scattered pieces into make one harmonious picture. You will discover what Moses taught and how it would apply today, if Moses were President of The United States and if he had an agreeable Congress.

3. Another word related to Moses is 'mosey'. "To proceed without haste. To move along." Moses earned this word association by wandering forty years in the Sinai while on the way from Egypt to the Promised Land. In this course you we mosey through the Bible looking for the scattered pieces concerning The Ten Commandments.

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Notice the Star of David above the eagle.
One star for each of the tribes of Israel.

Solomon and Hezekiah

Proverbs 25:1-2 These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out. It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honor of kings is to search out a matter.

Question:  This book of the Bible is named Proverbs. These verses mention Hezekiah and Solomon. What was Solomon and Hezekiah's title, prophet, priest or king?

   King of Israel.  

   Prophet in Israel.

   High Priest.