« Church, The Church of Israel Circumcision »

Church of Israel

Established by God — De 4:5-14; 26:18; Ac 7:35,38.

Admission into, by circumcision — Ge 17:10-14.

All Israelites members of — Ro 9:4.

Was relatively holy — Ex 31:13; Nu 16:3.

Had

An appointed place of worship. — De 12:5.

Appointed ordinances. — Ex 18:20; Heb 9:1,10.

Appointed feasts. — Le 23:2; Isa 1:14.

An ordained ministry. — Ex 29:9; De 10:8.

The divine presence manifested in it. — Ex 29:45,46; Le 26:11,12; 1Ki 8:10,11.

A spiritual church within it. — Ro 9:6-8; 11:2-7.

In covenant with God — De 4:13,23; Ac 3:25.

The depository of holy writ — Ro 3:2.

Called the

Congregation of Israel. — Ex 12:47; Le 4:13.

Congregation of the Lord. — Nu 27:17; 31:16.

Privileges of — Ro 9:4.

Proselytes admitted into — Nu 9:14; 15:15,29.

Supported by the people — Ex 34:20; De 16:17.

Worship of, consisted in

Sacrifice. — Ex 10:25; Le 1:2; Heb 10:1.

Prayer. — Ex 24:11; Ps 5:7; 95:6.

Praise. — 2Ch 5:13; 30:21.

Reading God’s word. — Ex 24:7; De 31:11.

Preaching. — Ne 8:4,5.

Attachment of the Jews to — Joh 9:28,29; Ac 6:11.

Members of

Required to know its statutes. — Le 10:11.

Required to keeps its statutes. — De 16:12.

Required to attend its worship. — Ex 23:17.

Separated from, while unclean. — Le 13:46; 15:31; Nu 5:2-4.

Excommunicated for heavy offences. — Nu 15:30,31; 19:20.

Persons excluded from — Ex 12:48; De 23:1-4; Eze 44:7,9.

A type of the church of Christ — Ga 4:24-26; Heb 12:23.

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