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Exodus 21: Slavery, Capital Crimes and Responsibility for Property

Exodus 21: 1-11 On Slavery  These are the ordinances that you shall set before them:  2 When you buy a male Hebrew slave, he shall serve six years, but in the seventh he shall go out a free person, without … Continue reading

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Exodus 14 Passing Through the Waters

Exodus 14: 1-9 The LORD of Hosts and the Army of Pharaoh Then the LORD said to Moses: 2 Tell the Israelites to turn back and camp in front of Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, in front of Baal-zephon; … Continue reading

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Exodus 11-The Final Deadly Sign

Exodus 11:1-3 Reparation, Respect and the Healing of Slavery The LORD said to Moses, “I will bring one more plague upon Pharaoh and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go from here; indeed, when he lets you go, he … Continue reading

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Exodus 10: Pharaoh’s Hardened Heart and the Eclipse of Ra

Exodus 10: 1-2- The Hardening of the Heart Then the LORD said to Moses, “Go to Pharaoh; for I have hardened his heart and the heart of his officials, in order that I may show these signs of mine among … Continue reading

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Exodus 5: The Oppression of the Israelites Increases

Exodus 5: 1-9: The Initial Audience with Pharaoh Afterward Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said, “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘Let my people go, so that they may celebrate a festival to me in the … Continue reading

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Exodus 1: Setting the Stage

 Exodus 1: 1-7 Setting the Stage These are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob, each with his household: 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, 4 Dan and Naphtali, … Continue reading

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Understanding the Constitution of the United States: Article 1 Section 9-10 Limiting the Powers of Congress and the Individual States

These final two sections limit both the powers of the congress in passing laws as well as the powers of individual states as they construct their state constitution and legal systems. Section 9: The first clause of section 9 is … Continue reading

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