Let’s be honest, the Old Testament can be difficult to understand. This is true by virtue of how vastly different our culture is today than the kind we read of thousands of years ago. One reason for this is that the Old Testament is inundated with legal terminology that flow from the Law of Moses. In order to understand it fully and interpret it rightly, OT scholars have made some key distinctions between different kinds of law found inside it. I recently got a chance to sit down with my good friend Dr. Heath Thomas and ask him about moral and civil law in the OT and how we should understand these concepts. Check out this Exploring Hope conversation below!