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have spoken against the Lord, and against thee; pray unto the Lord, that he take away the serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people. And the Lord said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole; and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live. And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived.
Numb. xxvii. 12, 14.—And the Lord said unto Moses, Get thee up into this mount Abarim, and see the land which I have given unto the children of Israel. And when thou hast seen it, thou also shalt be gathered unto thy people, as Aaron thy brother was gathered. For ye rebelled against my commandment in the desert of Zin, in the strife of the congregation, to sanctify me at the water before their eyes: that is the water of Meribah in Kadesh, in the wilderness of Zin.
LECTURE v. HISTORY OF MOSES. Numb. xxxv. 9, 15.-And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come over-Jordan, into the land of Canaan; then ye shall appoint you cities, to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee diher, which killeth any
person at unawares. And they shall be unto you cities
for refuge from the avenger; that the manslayer die not, until he stand before the congregation in judgment. And of these cities which ye shall give, six cities shall ye have for refuge. Ye shall give three cities on this side Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the land of Canaan, which shall be cities of refuge. These six cities shall be a refuge, both for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that every one that killeth any person unawares may flee thither.
HISTORY OF MOSES. Deut. i. 3.-And it came to pass in the fortieth year, in the eleventh month, on the first day of the month, that Moses spake unto the children of Israel, according unto all that the Lord had given him in commandment unto them.
Deut. xxxi. 1, 3.-And Moses went and spake these words
over before thee, as the Lord hath said.
Deut. xxxi. 7, 8.-And Moses called unto Joshua, and said
unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong, and of a good
courage: for thou must go with this people unto the land
which the Lord hath sworn unto their fathers to give them;
and thou shalt cause them to inherit it, And the Lord, he
it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will
not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.
HISTORY OF MOSES.
Deut. xxxiii. 1.—And this is the blessing wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death.
Deut. xxxiii. 1,–And this is the blessing wherewith Moses
Deut. xxxiv. 1, 6–And Moses went up from the plains of
that is over against Jericho: and the Lord showed him all the land of Gilead, unto Dan, and all Naphtali, and the lan of Ephraim, and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah, unto the utmost sea, and the south, and the plain of the valle of Jericho, the city of palm-trees, unto Zoar. And the Lord said unto him, This is the land which I sware unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, saying, I will give it unto thy seed: I have caused thee to see it with thine eyes, but thou shalt not go over thither. So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord. And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Beth-peor; but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day.
Deut. xxxiv. 10, 12.-And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face, in all the signs and wonders which the Lord sent him to do in the land of Egypt, to Pharaoh, and to all his serwants, and to all his land, and in all that mighty hand, and in all the great terror which Moses showed in the sight of all Israel.
Deut. xviii. 15, 18.-Acts iii. 22.-The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me: unto him ye shall hearken. According to all that thou desiredst of the Lord thy God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of the Lord my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not. And the Lord said unto me, They have well spoken that which they have spoken. I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him. For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A Prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you, of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you.
Luke ix. 28, 35.-And it came to pass, about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter, and John, and James,
and went up into a mountain to pray. And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering. And behold, there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias; who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease which he should accomplish at Jerusalem. But Peter, and they that were with
him, were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, .
they saw his glory, and the two men that stood with him. And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias: not knowing what he said. While he thus spake, there came a cloud, and oveshadowed them: and they feared as they entered into a cloud. And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.
sEcond course of LECTURES.