The Book of Deuteronomy is the Book of the Torah (Law). Everything written in Deuteronomy was given at the same time, just before Joshua took the Israelites into the land of promise. Let’s go and look at the verses that indicate this.
Whatever you may think about extra-Biblical books, I will here present some information and perspective about the coming Tribulation from one of them – 2 Esdras.
The Scroll of the Torah is translated in our English Bibles as the “Book of the Law” This Title, “Book of the Law” is specifically mentioned in the “Torah”. Torah in our understanding is the 5 books of Moses. This is one of the 1st things we learned when we started our journey and returned to study from the front of the book. But what does scripture teach us about the term “Torah”?
The calendar issue arises every Spring among YHVH’s exiled people. Believers want to know which calendar to follow but there is an even more important issue than following the right calendar this year. The more important issue is how to keep Passover but I will start with the calendar issue.
But before Manasseh’s repentance, he promoted Ba’al worship and caused the people of Judah to walk wickedly before Yahweh. When Josiah became king, the whole land, all of Israel and Judah were polluted with idol worship.