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Why Did Moses Promise To Egypt To Become A Levite

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God fulfilled his promise to Abraham and the son’s of Israel had grown into a nation that was exceedingly numerous. However, pharaoh had forgotten Joseph, and began to impose hard physical labour on the Israelites. A boy named Moses (A Levite) was born during a decree from pharaoh to kill all of the baby Hebrew boys. Moses was delivered from death and was raised in the royal household. Moses fled to Midian after he killed an Egyptian taskmaster. After forty years of living in Midian God appeared to Moses in a burning bush and commanded him to return to Egypt to fulfill his promise to Abraham to deliver his people (The Israelites) to the promised land. Moses obeyed God and returned to Egypt, and met with the jewish leaders and told them the…show more content…
The Israelites left Egypt after 430 years and traveled to the sea. However, pharaoh changed his mind and proceeded to pursue the Hebrews near Pi Hahiroth. God sent a west wind and parted the sea and the Hebrews went through on dry ground, the Egyptian army followed after them, but the Lord closed the waters around them and they all drowned in the Sea. The Israelites rejoiced in their deliverance and continued their journey in the Sinai Desert and reached the mountain of God. Here God gave the people the 10 Commandments. Moses went up the mountain of God for forty days and forty nights. During this time, the Israelites rebelled against God and built for themselves a golden calf and worshiped it. God in his holiness, had the Levites slaughter around 3,000 Israelites. God wished to dwell with his people. He commanded Moses to build the tabernacle to the specific specification he gave him. God also gifted Bezalel and Oholiab with the gifts and the talents to build and craft everything to God’s standards. They made The ark, table lamp stand, altar of incense, altar of burnt offering, basin for washing, the courtyard, and all of the priestly garments. When they completed everything exactly as God had told them, the glory of the Lord descended and filled the
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