Tuesday, June 21, 2011

50 Parallels between Moses and Jesus

31. God spoke with Moses face to face Ex.33:11, Num.12:8 Face to Face is a hebrew
idiom which means mouth to mouth.

Jesus had an intimate "face to face" relationship with God, His Father Jn.14:31.

32. Moses fasted for 40 days and 40 nights when he received the Torah (the
instructions and directions of how to live) Ex.34:28.

Jesus fasted for 40 days and 40 nights when He was tempted in the wilderness

33. Moses' face shone with the glory of God. Ex. 34:29.

Jesus' face shone with the glory of God Mt. 17:1-12.

34. God told Moses how He wanted to be worshipped - the Tabernacle (mishkan) Ex.40.

God told Jesus how He wanted to be worshipped - "spirit and in truth"

35. Moses,a prophet, was a mouthpiece for God. He spoke the words God gave him

Jesus, as a prophet spoke the words that God gave Him Jn.8:28-29.

36. Moses commanded the children of Israel to keep their lamps burning continually
Lev. 24:2.

Jesus commanded His children to put their light on a lampstand and let shine it
before men Mt.5:15-16.

37. Moses fed the children of Israel (a multitude) in a supernatural way Ex. 16:15.

Jesus fed a multitude (5000) with five loaves and two fishes Mt. 14:19-21.

38. Moses was faithful in God's house Num. 12:7.

Jesus, the High Priest of our profession, was faithful to Him that appointed
Him Heb.3:16.

39. Moses beseeched God to pardon the iniquity of His people Num. 14:19.

Jesus, on the cross, beseeched God to forgive the iniquity of those who were
crucifying Him Lk. 23-34.

40. God listened to Moses Num. 14:20.

God listened to Jesus. Jn. 11:41-42.

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