The prophetic capacity of Moses our Teacher, peace be upon him
And this is that we accept that he was the father of all prophets that were before him and that will be after him. He was on a qualitatively different level than any other, and he is chosen from all other people before and after him of any that have any knowledge of God; for his was the greatest. And he, peace be upon him, rose to the levels of the angels. He was granted all areas of knowledge and prophecy and his physical attributes did not diminish. His knowledge was different and it is through this difference that it is ascribed to him that he spoke to God without any intermediary or angel.
There is always discussion whether or not the bible is correct and without error. This article is written to discuss Moses Maimonides and his 13 articles of faith. He is a very famous Jewish philosopher. He lived in the 12th century and was not a believer in Christ. He was however, an accomplished Jewish scholar, and the most recognized of his time. I believe you will find this interesting in that he would be certainly considered one of those fundamentalists in today's society.
Maimonides considered Moses to be the greatest Jew and the father of all the prophets. Moses knowledge was different than all the other prophets. Maimonides states about Moses, "He was granted all areas of knowledge and prophecy and his physical attributes did not diminish. His knowledge was different and it is through this difference that it is ascribed to him that he spoke to God without any intermediary or angel." Maimonides further states, " Regarding all other prophets, prophecy came to them at night while they were asleep in a dream as it says, “in a dream of the night” and other such references; or in the day but only after a deep sleep-like state came over them, and all their senses were shut off except their thoughts. Not so by Moses. Moses would receive a prophecy any time when he would stand between the two figures [fixed] on the ark, as God attests to it, “and I will make it known to you there” and “not so my servant Moses. Face to face I speak to him.” Then he states, "And this is that you believe that all of this Torah that was given by Moses our teacher, peace be upon him, that it is all from the mouth of God. Meaning that it was received by him entirely from God. And it is not known how Moses received it except by Moses himself, peace be upon him, that it came to him. That he was like a stenographer that you read to him and he writes all that is told to him: all the events and dates, the stories, and all the commandments."
Now we have some Jewish scholars today who say that Moses didn't write all five books of the Torah. Of course they also say they are not errorless. Remember many recognized as Jews today are actually Edomite/Khazar jews, who are of the synagogue of Satan. (Revelation 2:9) who some will actually admit that Lucifer is their God. He wrote what God told him to write.
This should be very interesting to you for the sake of apologetics for those who believe there are errors in the bible. Maimonides the quotes from Moses Rabbeinu, "And this area is that he believes the Torah is not from heaven. And on this our sages of blessed memory said, “he who believes that the Torah is from heaven except this verse that God did not say it but rather Moses himself did [he is a denier of all the Torah].” That would include those who deny God made each animal of its own species. Yet, some would rather believe scientists who state that man came from an ape. Even the famed speciation evolutionist Richard Dawkins admits there is no empirical evidence to support it meaning it's not even a theory.
And this is that the Torah is from God and is not lacking. That to it you can’t add or take away from. Not from the written Torah or from the oral Torah, as it says, “Do not add to it and do not take away from it.” (Deut 13:1). David, the anointed of the God of Jacob who prayed and said “Open my eyes so that I may glance upon the wonders of Your Torah” (Psalms 119). That would include those who deny God made each animal of its own species. Yet, some would rather believe scientists who state that man came from an ape. Even the famed speciation evolutionist Richard Dawkins admits there is no empirical evidence to support it meaning it's not even a theory.
I want to emphasize that the Torah is from the chosen ones of God-the Israelites. The Talmud is not from God. Factually it is from the sons of the devil Jesus addressed in John Chapter 8. It is from the Edomites whose father is the devil.
Is there really something new when we find bible verses questioned. I think if you examine Ecclesiastes 1:9-10 with the author Solomon will give you insight. " What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.10 Is there anything of which one can say, “Look! This is something new”? It was here already, long ago; it was here before our time." The Torah was errorless and is still errorless and will always be errorless. God is always without error and His Book will always be errorless. Praise to Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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