Sunday, November 11, 2018

Posted on Nov 09 2018
Joshua 6 = Battle of Jericho Bible Background: The Book of Joshua emphasizes: a) Taking possession of the Promised Land, b) Joshua as Moses’ legitimate successor, and c) The importance of complete obedience to Yahweh. Some of us learned as little kids: “Joshua fought the battle of
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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Posted on Oct 31 2018
Exodus 20 = God Gives the Ten Commandments Bible Background: The Israelites had been slaves in Egypt for 400 years. God brought them out of Egypt, and on their way to their own land, they need to learn how to live as God’s people. Think of the Commandments not mainly as a list of
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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Posted on Oct 26 2018
Exodus 14 = Crossing the Sea Bible Background: After an epic show of force between Yahweh and Pharaoh (the 10 plagues), Pharaoh finally does send the Israelites out of Egypt, only to change his mind and send his army to bring his slave laborers back. The crossing of the Red or Reed Sea happens
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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Posted on Oct 19 2018
Exodus 5:1–6:13 The Israelites Oppressed Bible Background: Exodus tells of the people of Israel: once settled and prosperous in Egypt, now seen by the new king as a threat, and so oppressing them is his answer. As slave labor they are treated badly; their newborn boys are to be killed.
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