Monday, December 5, 2011

The Jesse Tree - Moses - December 5

MOSES 
December 5

Symbols: Baby in Basket, Stone Tablets, Burning Bush
Moses led the Israelites, the Chosen people, out of Egypt to the Promised Land. Later, he received the Ten Commandments from the hand of God on Mount Sinai.
God appeared to Moses in the form of a bush, which burned but was not consumed, a symbol of the Virgin Birth of Christ. The Law of Moses as symbolized in the tablets which God gave to Moses on Mount Sinai, was fulfilled in Christ who brings a law of love.
Recommended Readings: Exodus 31:16-18; 3:2-5

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