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RECIPIE FOR DISASTER

Then Moses set out with Joshua his aide, and Moses went up on the mountain of God.  He said to the elders, “Wait here for us until we come back to you. Aaron and Hur are with you, and anyone … Continue reading

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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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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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Follow Me: The Root of Sin

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible. Genesis 4[1] Adam and Eve were not the first to die as a consequence of eating the tree of knowledge. Abel, their son, paid the price for sin before they did. … Continue reading

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Follow Me: Sin Conceived

 Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible. Genesis 3 The first recorded study in God’s word created a problem that exposed sin. The serpent, who started the discussion about God, was now firmly entrenched in the lives of … Continue reading

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CH 14 The Question

And the Lord said to Abraham, Why did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I surely bear a child, since I am old? Is anything too hard for the Lord? Genesis 18:14, NIV On God’s sixth visitation to Abraham, he asked a … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Prayer

The first time I met Ruben Israel, I thought former drug addicted ex-convict who led a motorcycle gang with an iron fist radically saved in a blinding flash of light. The cliché “looks can be deceiving” explains why I was … Continue reading

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CH 20 HOPE DEFERRED

The Hebrew word chatta and the Greek word hamartano that are translated sin in the Bible have a common meaning: to miss or to err so as not to share in the prize. Even if we kept the whole law … Continue reading

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CH 11 INTERCESSION

Aaron suffered the consequences of his sin, God preserved him and then vindicated him but he was not the only one who sinned. Therefore, he was not the only one who suffered consequences. For following their leaders into worship that … Continue reading

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CH 10 REVELRY

Moses disappeared in the cloud that engulfed Mt. Sinai and Israel did not know when he would return. He had been gone less than a month when the people grew impatient. “Aaron, make us gods to lead us,” they cried. … Continue reading

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