The Scarlet Thread – The End

  1. The Song of Moses
    1. Moses breaks into a prophetic song (Deuteronomy 32:1)
      1. It talks about the apostasy and the judgments that are to come upon Israel
      2. He is warning them that they are going to turn their backs on the words he shared with them
    2. Messiah warned his disciples that in the coming generations sin would increase and faith would become scarce
    3. Revelation will end with the completion of the “Song of Moses” (Revelation 15:3, 4)
      1. The name is also called the “Song of the Lamb”, as the Messiah will bring about the ending work
      2. As we read the song, we will see the work of Messiah in the lives of the people
    4. Moses calls on heaven and earth as his witnesses (vs. 1)
    5. He calls God “Father” for the first time (vs. 6)
      1. Jesus was the singular son, as compared to the congregation
      2. Jesus called God “My Father”
  2. Wicked Generation (vs. 15)
    1. Jeshurun grew fat – “term of endearment” for Israel
      1. Hebrew it is “Yeshurun” which means upright one – where we get “Yeshua” from
    2. They will forget God in the time of His visitation
      1. Happened when Messiah first came
      2. Will happen again when he returns
      3. Why Jesus stated, “This generation will be responsible for all the blood from Abel to Zechariah”
    3. “Twisted generation” (vs. 20) also means perverse generation
      (See Acts 2:40 — Peter calls on them to flesh this perverse generation)
    4. The exile and punishment of Israel (vs. 32:21-35)
  3. The Redemption (vs. 34)
    1. Return of the people is going to happen
      1. If the exile is carried out in fulfillment, then the return will also be carried out
    2. Revenge will come on those who brought pain on Israel (vs. 35)
      1. People in heaven cry out for this verse to happen (Revelation 6:10)
    3. Lord will vindicate his people and have compassion on them (vs. 36)
      1. They must be at the end of their strength
      2. It will be when Israel has given up all hope of Messiah is coming
    4. He who separated himself from Israel (gave death) will give it life (vs. 39)
    5. All nations are called to worship in the restoration of Israel (vs. 43)
      1. Those grafted into Israel will be restored
  4. Moses Man of God (vs. 1)
    1. First time “man of God” is used
    2. Moses blesses each tribe. — wants to look at one blessing
      1. Judah referred to as “one man” — “And this regarding Judah; so he said, “Hear, O Lord, the voice of Judah and bring him to his people.” “him” being “Jesus”
    3. Moses lays hands on Joshua (vs. 9)
      1. Joshua is the same name as Jesus
      2. Law to Jesus the new one to bring us to God
    4. Never a prophet like Moses (34:10)
      1. There will be another prophet (Deuteronomy 18:18)
      2. Jesus did not do some of the epic works that Moses did so this portion is telling the truth
    5. Ten miracles of the coming of the Messiah:
      1. Light shine in the whole world (Isaiah 60:19)
      2. Living water flow out from Jerusalem (Ezekiel 47:9)
      3. Trees bear fruit every month, and men will eat of them and be healed (Ezekiel 47:12)
      4. Ruined cities rebuilt so that there shall be no more desolation left in the world (Ezekiel 16:55)
      5. Jerusalem rebuilt (Isaiah 54:11)
      6. Cow and bear graze together (Isaiah 11:7)
      7. God will make a covenant with all the creatures of the world (Hosea 2:18)
      8. No more weeping or crying in the world (Isaiah 65:19)
      9. No more death in the world (Isaiah 25:8)
      10. No more sighing, crying, or sorrow, but only rejoicing (Isaiah 35:10)
    6. Five books summed up in five words: “The Lord Reveals His Glory”
      1. Jesus — the word became flesh and dwelt among us
      2. The whole earth will be filled with the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover the sea (Isaiah 11: 9)

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