Moses on Nebo, or, Death a duty
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Moses on Nebo, or, Death a duty a sermon occasioned by the death of the Rev. Joseph S. Christmas, late pastor of the Bowery Presbyterian church, and preached in that church on the evening of the Sabbath after his interment by Gardiner Spring

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Published by John P. Haven in New York .
Written in English


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Other titlesMoses on Nebo, Death a duty
Statementby Gardiner Spring
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 89773
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15349624M

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5 And Moses the servant of the Lord died there in Moab, as the Lord had said. 6 He buried him in Moab, in the valley opposite Beth Peor, but to this day no one knows where his grave is. 7 Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died, yet his eyes were not weak nor his strength gone. 8 The Israelites grieved for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days, until the time of weeping and mourning . Moses’ Death 34 Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which faces Jericho, and the Lord showed him all the land: Gilead as far as Dan, 2 all of Naphtali, the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, all the land of Judah as far as the Mediterranean [ a ] Sea, 3 the Negev, and the region from the Valley of Jericho, the City of Palms, as far as Zoar.   Deuteronomy sums it up: “ The Lord spoke to Moses that very same day: “Hike up the Abarim mountains, to Mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab opposite Jericho. Take a good look at the land of Canaan, which I’m giving to the Israelites as their property. You will die . Deuteronomy —Even though he was years old, Moses had good vision and was strong enough to climb Mount Nebo. The Lord showed him all of the Promised Land before he died. Verses sum up the life of a great man of God. Not a perfect man, but indeed, a great man of God.

Mount Nebo. Mt Nebo ( feet / m above sea level) is the highest summit in the northern Abarim Mountains, on the eastern side of the Dead Sea overlooking the Plains of Moab to the south-east of Jericho (see Map 46 & Numbers ). In cBC, Moses climbed Mt Nebo to look out across the ‘promised land’ of Canaan just before he died.   At the end of Moses’ life, God gave Moses a glimpse of the land he had left Egypt for. “Moses climbed Mount Nebo from the plains of Moab to the top of Pisgah There the LORD showed him the whole land” (Deuteronomy ; cf. Numbers –13). Moses died there on the summit, “according to the word of the Lord.”. The book of Numbers tells of the first census taken by Moses, at God's command. It defines the special duties of the Levites in leading worship and carrying out duties required to maintain the. The death of Moses is easy, but I have to admit that his subsequent history is not. Let me give you the things that are established in scripture with a few comments. Moses died in the land of Moab before the children of Israel crossed the Jordan River to go in to possess the land.

Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which faces Jericho. And the LORD showed him the whole land—from Gilead as far as Dan, New American Standard Bible. Now Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to . DEUTERONOMY – Moses’ farewell speech to his people The title of the next book, Deuteronomy, means ‘repetition of the Law’. Moses’ life was ending. He knew from bitter experience that without his firm hand on the reins, the people he had encouraged in the way of File Size: KB.   Moses himself is prohibited from entering the land because of his sin at Meribah (Numbers ). At the end of the book of Deuteronomy, Moses’ death is recorded (Deuteronomy 34). He climbed Mount Nebo and is allowed to look upon the Promised Land.   Moses chose Joshua as the successor, and, at the ripe old age of , Moses climbed Mt. Nebo and died. Who was Moses? Much of this tale is .