Dating the pentateuch
God trains his people through times of wandering in the wilderness.
Freedom in our walk with Christ requires daily discipline.But this book is of an entirely different "character from the other books, and has a different author.It" stands by itself as the first of a series of historical books beginning with the entrance of the Israelites into Canaan.We may thus state some of them briefly: "(1.) These books profess to have been written by Moses in the "name of God (Ex. 31:9, 24, 25)." "(2.) This also is the uniform and persistent testimony of the "Jews of all sects in all ages and countries (comp. I think when we come to the text of Scripture, we have to let Scripture speak for itself. We have enough evidence that it is truthful, therefore what the Scripture says I think we need to accept.