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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 19 GUILTY OF LOVE

Joshua and Caleb saved themselves by faith when they believed the written word of God and were not afraid to confess it in the presence of unbelief. Their good confession revealed the hatred and murder in the hearts of their … Continue reading

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