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THE ARRIVAL

Israel had accepted God’s offer to make them into a holy nation of priest who love and obey him. Pleased to make Israel his special treasure, God told Moses to prepare the people for a visitation. He would meet with … Continue reading

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FIRST AND LAST

In the third month after the Israelites left Egypt – on the very day – they came to the Desert of Sinai. 2 After they set out from Rephidim, they entered the Desert of Sinai, and Israel camped there in … Continue reading

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Follow Me: From Grace to Law

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Genesis 28:13-15[1] Jacob had learned about God from his father and grandfather but did not encounter the presence of God until he was 70 years old. His bad behavior forced him … Continue reading

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Follow Me: A Promise Fulfilled

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Genesis 21[1] Twenty-five years after Abraham arrived in Canaan his barren wife Sarah gave birth to a son. Sarah was thrilled. She credited God for her joy and then asked a … Continue reading

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Follow Me: My Father

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible. Genesis 4[1] God’s judgment for the first premeditated murder was severe. Abel had done nothing that deserved death by his brother’s hand. Surely this crime warranted the death penalty. Yet Cain’s … Continue reading

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CH 5 A SIMPLE YES

A Simple Yes explains how the corruption in Isaac’s faith robbed Jacob of the knowledge of God and distorted his concept of love. Lacking a true knowledge of God, Jacob spoke hastily after God appeared to him at Bethel and … Continue reading

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CH 11 JEHOVAH IS LORD

Exodus 7:15-18 15 Go to Pharaoh in the morning, when he goes out to the water, and you shall stand by the river’s bank to meet him; and the rod which was turned to a serpent you shall take in … Continue reading

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