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Exodus 29: Ordination and Offerings

  Exodus 29: 1-37 Consecration and Ordination Now this is what you shall do to them to consecrate them, so that they may serve me as priests. Take one young bull and two rams without blemish, 2 and unleavened bread, … Continue reading

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Exodus 27: The Court of the Tabernacle and the Altar

Exodus 27: 1-8 The Altar You shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and it shall be three cubits high. 2 You shall make horns for it on … Continue reading

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Exodus 24: Sealing the Covenant and Approaching God at Sinai

Exodus 24: 1-8 Sealing the Covenant Then he said to Moses, “Come up to the LORD, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, and worship at a distance. 2 Moses alone shall come near … Continue reading

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Exodus 23: Justice, Celebration and Presence

Exodus 23:1-9 And Justice for All  You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with the wicked to act as a malicious witness. 2 You shall not follow a majority in wrongdoing; when you bear witness … Continue reading

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Exodus 18: Jethro Models Faith, Worship and Leadership to Moses

Exodus 18:1-12 A Family Reunited Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses’ father-in-law, heard of all that God had done for Moses and for his people Israel, how the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt. 2 After Moses had sent … Continue reading

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Exodus 13- Sacrifice, Liturgy and Journey to Form a Chosen People

Exodus 13:1-16: Setting Aside Firstborn and Time in Remembrance The LORD said to Moses: 2 Consecrate to me all the firstborn; whatever is the first to open the womb among the Israelites, of human beings and animals, is mine.  3 … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 5-The Gift of Mortality Before God and in the World

 Ecclesiastes 5:1-7 Silence Not Sacrifice 1 Guard your steps when you go to the house of God; to draw near to listen is better than the sacrifice offered by fools; for they do not know how to keep from doing … Continue reading

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