September 25, 2007

Breadcrumb: No one like him

Deut. 34:10-12 makes a point of saying that there was never again another prophet like Moses, "whom the LORD knew face to face." While earlier generations did seem to see God face to face, by Moses' time this was exceedingly rare. It seems that after his death, it was completely unknown. Later prophets received God's words in visions and dreams, but only Moses spoke face-to-face with God. While Moses may have had many complains, among them his prohibition from entering Canaan, at least he cannot complain about his status among the ranks of prophets.

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