Question: Are we to learn the Song of Moses? Is this a song?
Answer: Thank you for the question Gwen.
The Song of Moses is a real song, but we are not required to memorize it. We are going to explain why, document who will sing it, and summarize the song as well.
We can find the Song of Moses in Deuteronomy 31:30-32:45 with another variation of it in Exodus 15:1-19.
The Saints who overcome the Tribulation of the Antichrist will sing the Song of Moses. However, since we have two variations of this song, and hundreds of different versions of the English Bible, no one is obligated to memorize the lyrics of this song.
After all, which Bible and which Book; Deuteronomy or Exodus would contain the precise lyrics?
Further, the Saints who overcome will also sing the Song of the Lamb. Yet, we are not given those lyrics. Therefore, instead of trying to memorize these verses, we should memorize their meaning.
First, we will document the Saints sing the Song of Moses, and the Song of the Lamb after the Tribulation. Then we will summarize the song.
Turn your Bible with me to,
And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.
The image, mark, and number are tied to the second beast (Dragon) who appears at the beginning of the Tribulation, (Revelation 13:13, 15-17, see: The Scarlet Beast With Seven Heads And Ten Horns). This documents for us, those who obtain this victory over the beast, are those who stood for God during the entire Tribulation, (see: Mark Of The Beast).
And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.
The Saints who obtain victory over the beast will not only sing the Song of Moses, but the Song of the Lamb as well.
Before we summarize the Song of Moses, let us read what God told Moses concerning this song.
Now therefore write ye this song for you, and teach it the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.
The Song of Moses was to be a witness against the children of Israel, including any enemy of God.
Our Father knew, once the Israelites went into the promised land, they would “turn unto other gods, and serve them, and provoke Me, and break my covenant”, (Deuteronomy 31:20-21).
When the Israelites would go astray, and their blessings were removed, God wanted the Song of Moses to remind them why.
Now let’s summarize the Song of Moses.
God is our Rock and His Ways are perfect, (Deuteronomy 32:4).
They have corrupted themselves, their spot
isnot the spotof his children: they area perverse and crooked generation.
Who are “they”?
God said the subject concerned the Israelites, (Deuteronomy 31:19). We are talking about the “perverse and crooked generation” of Israelites you will read about beginning with verse 15. Due to their “spot” which is their “blemish”, they were no longer considered His People.
In fact, aside from the KJV, every Bible makes this very clear. Further, the words crossed out were added to the King James Bible, which is why they are italicized in your Bible, (see: How We Got The Bible And Its History).
God nurtured the Israelites who enjoyed many blessings when they followed Him. Yet, when the times were good, they became spoiled by God's blessings and always fell away from Him. It was during these times when they begin to worship false gods, new gods that no one even heard of, (Deuteronomy 32:7-17).
Instead of remembering and honoring God during the good times. They forgot about their Rock, the One True God who brought them up and established them, (Deuteronomy 32:18). This would become their “spot”, their “blemish” that separated them from God.
Due to these things, God abhorred the Israelites and hide His face from them. God removed His Wall of protection around the Israelites allowing beasts and other nations to overtake them. Even to scatter them among the nations. All due to them failing to follow God, becoming “a nation void of counsel”, (Deuteronomy 32:19-29).
In verse 30, we can see God pleading and reminding the Israelites He was with them.
Deuteronomy 32:30Also: Leviticus 26:8, Joshua 23:10
How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?
God is reminding the Israelites, it was Me who made it possible for one of you to defeat a thousand.
We are then told,
For their rock is not as our Rock, even our enemies themselves being judges.
As we were told in verse 4, God is our Rock, unlike our enemies rock. Our God is the only God, and there is none like Him, (1 Samuel 2:2). Yet, the Israelites only remembered that when the times were bad, and they needed help.
Due to the Israelites falling away from God, they brought “calamity” upon themselves. So “the LORD shall judge his people”, (Deuteronomy 32:35-36).
Deuteronomy 32:37Also: Daniel 5:23
And he shall say, Where are their gods, their rock in whom they trusted,
Far too often the Israelites trusted in false “rocks”. They turned “unto other gods, and serve them, and provoke Me, and break my covenant”, (Deuteronomy 31:20-21).
God rubs the Israelites nose in this fact by stating,
Which did eat the fat of their sacrifices, and drank the wine of their drink offerings? let them rise up and help you, and be your protection.
God is saying, where is your rock, where are your false gods?
Let them rise up and save you in your time of need and be your protection. Yet, we already know they are non-existent.
See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.
There is no other rock, there is no other God.
For I lift up my hand to heaven, and say, I live for ever.
God continues, even saying “I will render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate me”, (Deuteronomy 32:41).
Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.
God will render vengeance to His enemies, whoever they happen to be. However, if you stand with God, He will bless you and lift you up. This is a song that covers much history, and reminds us, we will overcome as long as we do not leave God’s Side.
We should apply the Song of Moses to our daily life. It is a great reminder to never forget about God during the good times which we often do. It is also a reminder that if we are with God, He is with us, and He will be our protection.
The Song of Moses is about overcoming temptation and wickedness. It is a song of victory, one the Saints of Almighty God will sing at the end of the Tribulation.
What a day that will be.