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Tablets Like the First Ones...
`At that time YHWH said to me, `Hew for yourself two tablets of stone like the first, and come up to Me on the mountain. And you shall make yourself an ark of wood,
then I write on the tablets the Words that were on the first tablets, which you broke. And you shall put them in the ark.'
'So I made an ark of acacia wood, hewed two tablets of stone like the first, and went up the mountain, with the two tablets in my hand.
'And He wrote on the tablets according to the first writing, the Ten Words, which YHWH had spoken to you in the mountain from the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly. Then YHWH gave them to me,
and I turned and came down from the mountain, and put the tablets in the ark which I had made. And they are there, as YHWH commanded me.'
Now the children of Yisra'el set out from the wells of Benei Ya'aqan to Moserah. Aharon died there, and he was buried there. And El'azar his son became priest in his place.
From there they set out to Gudgodah, and from Gudgodah to Yotbathah, a land of rivers of water.
At that time YHWH separated the tribe of Lewi to bear the ark of the covenant of YHWH, to stand before YHWH, to serve Him, and to bless in His Name, to this day.
Therefore Lewi has no portion nor inheritance with his brothers. YHWH is his inheritance, as YHWH your Elohim promised him.
'And I stayed in the mountain for forty days and forty nights. And YHWH heard me at that time also, and YHWH chose not to destroy you.
'And YHWH said to me, 'Arise, go before the people, to set out, and let them go in and possess the land which I swore to their fathers to give them.'
Fear the LORD YHWH...
`And now, Yisra`el, what is YHWH your Elohim asking of you, but to fear YHWH your Elohim, to walk in all His ways and to love Him, and to serve YHWH your Elohim with all your heart and with all your being,
(Topics: Fear of the LORD, How to love God)
to guard the commands of YHWH and His laws which I command you today for your good?
'See, the heavens and the heaven of heavens belong to YHWH your Elohim, also the earth with all that is in it.
' YHWH delighted only in your fathers, to love them. And He chose their seed after them, you above all peoples, as it is today.
'And you shall circumcise the foreskin of your heart, and harden your neck no more.
Is "Circumcision of the heart" only a new testament command?
'For YHWH your Elohim is Elohim of mighty ones and Master of masters, the great El, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality nor takes a bribe.
'He executes right-ruling for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the stranger, giving him food and a garment.
'And you shall love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Mitsrayim.
'Fear YHWH your Elohim. Serve Him, and cling to Him, and swear by His Name.
(Topics: Fear of the LORD)
'He is your praise, and He is your Elohim, who has done for you these great and awesome deeds which your eyes have seen.
'Your fathers went down to Mitsrayim with seventy beings, and now YHWH your Elohim has made you as numerous as the stars of the heavens.