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From Abraham to David in Matthew’s Genealogy

Abraham Abraham’s (earlier known as Abram) story runs from Genesis 12-25 and this marks the beginning of the covenant that God will make with Abraham and his descendants. The story follows Abraham and Sarah, Hagar and Ishmael, and their interactions … Continue reading

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Reflections After Walking Through the Book of Exodus

This journey through the book of Exodus was an insightful journey for me. I am thankful for what I learned from four wise teachers who have spent far longer in this book than I did: my primary companions were Rabbi … Continue reading

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Exodus 40 A Hopeful Conclusion

 Exodus 40:1-33 Moses Finishes the Work of the Tabernacle The LORD spoke to Moses: 2 On the first day of the first month you shall set up the tabernacle of the tent of meeting. 3 You shall put in it … Continue reading

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Exodus 39 Completing the Work of the Tabernacle

 Exodus 39: 1-31 The Vestments Of the blue, purple, and crimson yarns they made finely worked vestments, for ministering in the holy place; they made the sacred vestments for Aaron; as the LORD had commanded Moses. 2 He made the … Continue reading

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Exodus 37-38 Holy Things for Holy Space

Exodus 37 Holy Things for the Holy Space Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood; it was two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit and a half high. 2 He overlaid it … Continue reading

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Exodus 35-36 Beginning the Construction of the Tabernacle

The final six chapters of the book of Exodus echo Exodus 25-31. In many places I will refer to the appropriate discussion from those chapters which lay out the plan of the tabernacle, the holy items that are within the … Continue reading

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Exodus 34: Restoring the Covenant

  Exodus 34: 1-10 The LORD Reclaims Identity Post Betrayal The LORD said to Moses, “Cut two tablets of stone like the former ones, and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the former tablets, which … Continue reading

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Exodus 33: Repairing the Relationship Between God and Israel

Exodus 33:1-6 The LORD’s Separation from Israel The LORD said to Moses, “Go, leave this place, you and the people whom you have brought up out of the land of Egypt, and go to the land of which I swore … Continue reading

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Exodus 32: The Golden Calf Threatens the Covenant

 Exodus 32: 1-6 The People Ask for Gods When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people gathered around Aaron, and said to him, “Come, make gods for us, who shall go before us; … Continue reading

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Exodus 31: The Artisans, The Sabbath and the Tablets

Exodus 31:1-11 The Divinely Gifted Artisans The LORD spoke to Moses: 2 See, I have called by name Bezalel son of Uri son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah: 3 and I have filled him with divine spirit,1 with … Continue reading

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