Compare Jusus,JOSEPH and Mosses


Let me make commentaries under the last 8 verses in Deuteronomy, after Moses’ death. It will come as pair of two verses before my commentary, and thus 4 groups of 2 verses + 1 commentary each. In my commentaries, I would compare Moses to Jesus, compare Moses of Joseph, compare Moses to Joshua, or compare Moses to any other man (servant) of God


[Deuteronomy 34:5-6]
“So Moses, the servant of God, died there in the land of Moab, as the LORD had said he would. The LORD buried him in a valley in Moab, opposite the town of Bethpeor, but to this day no one knows the exact place of his burial.”
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The Lord gave the prophecy about the death of his servant, gave the exact date and location where a man of God would die; but He did not give the location of his burial. The Lord was more interested in hiding the burial place of Moses than in hiding the death of Moses. People knew when Moses would die, but did not know where Moses would be buried.
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It was Moses that hid his face to the people with a veil after he saw God; but it was God that hid the body of Moses to the people with burial after he saw God’s Promised Land. So the two major things that were hidden to the people when reading Moses included, “The Face of Moses” and “The grave of Moses.”
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Compared to Joseph, the bones of Joseph were yet to be buried when Moses’ bones were already buried even though Joseph died hundreds of years before Moses was born in Egypt. And the bones of Joseph entered the Promised Land, but the bones (corpses) of Moses did not enter the Promised Land. The bones of Moses were buried in the country of Moab as specified in the reference.
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Supposing the people of Israel knew where Moses was buried, they might have refused to leave Moses in the country of Moab and would exhume his body and take his bones along into the Promised Land because the children of Israel regarded Moses as their greatest leader. And if it happened that the body of Moses was carried into the Promised Land for burial, it would mean the word of God have been defeated when it said Moses shall not enter the Promised Land. So it was important for God to hide the place where Moses was buried, so that no man would bring the corpses or bones of Moses into the Promised Land.
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If God says a man shall not enter the Kingdom of God when that man was alive, it also means the remains of that man shall never enter the Kingdom of God when the man is dead. There is no way the relatives or families of a dead man can relocate the dead man into the Kingdom of God if that man was banned from entering into that Kingdom when he was alive. For God would see to it that no changes that fate forever, except by Jesus Christ the Son of God, who brought up Moses and Elijah into the Promised Land at the Mount of Transfiguration (Luke 9:30). Therefore, only Jesus Christ had authority to reverse the ban upon Moses entering the Promised Land because through Jesus Christ was Moses found in the Promised Land. Only Jesus Christ can raise the dead from hell and transfer him/her into the Kingdom of God: for He is the resurrection and the life. And through Jesus Christ many who were dead and buried came out of their graves and were transferred into the Holy City according to the gospel of “Matthew 27:52-53.”
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Even the body of Jesus Christ was not found where He was buried because He rose from the dead, walked out of His grave, and is now in heaven. Where He was buried is not where He ended.


[Deuteronomy 34:7-8]
“Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died; he was as strong as ever, and his eyesight was still good. The people of Israel mourned for him for thirty days in the plains of Moab: so the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.”
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Moses was neither blind nor eye-dimmed when he died; so it was not lack of vision that killed him and he did not die with lack of vision. Moses was not wearing a veil over his face when he died while the Lord talked with him on the mountain; so it was not ignorance that killed him and he did not die with ignorance. Moses was still very strong as ever when he died even at the age of 120 years; so it was neither sickness nor weakness that killed him, and he did not die with sickness. However, even though he was strong at the age of 120 years, he could no longer go out and come in among the people because his days would not exceed that 120 years as the Lord revealed to him in “Deuteronomy 31:2.”
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As for when the days of mourning shall be ended, it is not 30 days or one month after the disease, but when the LORD shall become your everlasting light shall be when your mourning shall be ended. For the days of mourning had to be over for Israel to enter their Promised Land, even so the days of mourning must be over for us to fully inherit our Promised Land through Jesus Christ.
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[Isaiah 60:20-22] → “Your sun shall no more go down; neither shall your moon withdraw itself: for the LORD shall be your everlasting light, and the days of your mourning shall be ended. Your people also shall be all righteous: they shall inherit the land forever, the branch of My planting, the work of My hands, that I may be glorified. A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I the LORD will hasten it in its time.”


[Deuteronomy 34:9-10]
“And Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands upon him: and the children of Israel listened to him, and did as the LORD commanded Moses. And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face,”
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Moses the man of God laid hands upon Joshua, and transferred the Spirit of Wisdom into Joshua. Laying of hands was part of the Book of the Law (Deuteronomy), and also part of the Grace in Jesus Christ. Do not despise laying of hands by great and true man of God, even if he would not enter the Promised Land according to God’s word. As you can see, Joshua who had another spirit and was qualified to lead the people of Israel into their Promised Land where Moses was not qualified to lead them into, had his own spirit of faith but acquired the spirit of wisdom from the hand of Moses upon him.
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When Joshua spoke by the spirit of faith in “Numbers 14:6-10” the people did not listen to him to follow him into the Promised Land; but when Joshua began to speak by the spirit of wisdom in “Deuteronomy 34:9” the people began to listen to him and follow him into the Promised Land.
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However, according to those verses, when the people listened to Joshua, the people obeyed what the Lord commanded Moses. They were listening to the man of wisdom, and each time they listened they obeyed the Lord’s commandment to Moses. It therefore meant that the wisdom in Joshua was connected to the Lord’s commands to Moses. You know the wisdom that is from God because you would always obey the Word of God whenever you listen to that wisdom or listen to a man that has such wisdom. If listening to a man’s wisdom leads to disobeying the God’s command, then that wisdom is disconnected from the Lord and is not of God. True wisdom begins with the fear of God; for the fear of God is the beginning of true wisdom. In essence, the wisdom in Joshua tallied with what God commanded Moses.
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However, despite Joshua was full of wisdom, and Moses laid hands on him to succeed Moses and to go further, advance more than Moses, it was recorded that in Israel there was no prophet like Moses who spoke with God face to face. So been filled with the Spirit of wisdom did not equate Joshua to the status Moses attained. Something greater than being filled with the Spirit of wisdom is speaking face of face with God as His prophet. No matter the wisdom in that teacher or leader, he is not yet like that prophet who has seen God and speaks face to face with the LORD.


[Deuteronomy 34:11-12]
“No other prophet has ever done miracles and wonders like those that the LORD sent Moses to perform against the king of Egypt, his officials, and the entire country. No other prophet has been able to do the great and terrifying things that Moses did in the sight of all Israel.”
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Joshua also did great miracles and wonders while leading the people of Israel into their Promised Land. He divided the river Jordan for the nation to cross, the collapsed the walls of Jericho, the commanded the Sun and Moon to stand still in the sight of Israel during battle, there was raining of hailstones from heaven against his enemies, the children of Israel fought battles and won them under the leadership of Joshua. Yet it was reckoned that no other prophet has ever done miracles and wonders like those that the LORD sent Moses to perform.
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Why do Muslims and followers of Mohammad believe the lies that Mohammad was the prophet like Moses that should come, when Mohammad never did any miracle like Moses? Why do Muslims choose to believe a cheap lie?
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There is one man that had done more miracles than Moses, and He is Jesus Christ the Son of God. Moses’ miracles did not even come close to those Jesus Christ did, and is still doing through us. In all the miracles Moses did, he never raised anyone from the dead back to life; he never walked on the sea, not even commanded the wind and the sea to obey him; he never cast out evil spirits even though he drove evil men away; he delivered Israel by destructive wonders against Egypt, not by healing/restoration wonders of salvation. Moses could not rise from the dead or bring the Law to an end as in Jesus Christ. Moses could not even enter the Promised Land in all his wonders and speaking face to face with God; but Jesus Christ entered into the very heavens, the very presence of God and sits at the Right Hand of the Father. The greatest wonder Moses did was to bring the law, but he never brought grace and truth to us. Yes Moses did wonders and miracles, but not the Works of the Father. There is difference between doing wonders and doing the works of the Father, which Jesus Christ did. Many shall do wonders in the name of the Lord, but would not have done the works of the Father or the will of the Father in heaven (Matthew 7:21-23). Moses did not give them that bread from heaven, but the Father gives us true bread of life from heaven, even Jesus Christ the Living Bread.
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Now apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors and Teachers, in Jesus Christ are now doing greater wonders than Moses did because they are called to do greater works than Jesus did through the faith in Jesus with Father that is at work through us.
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[John 14:11-14] → “Believe Me that I am in the Father, and the Father in Me: or else believe me for the very works’ sake. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believes on Me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go to My Father. And whatsoever you shall ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you shall ask any thing in My name, I will do it.”

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Author: mr☻n Taye Αβραάμ

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