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  • Exodus : The Book Of Exodus

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    Exodus The book of Exodus delineates under God's administration, the Israelites embark on a treacherous journey from Egypt, through the desert, to the foot of Mount Sinai. As the book commences, God's promises to the Israelites in the patriarchal covenant appear to be at-risk. Hundreds of years after Genesis, Abraham's now greatly numerous descendants are still in Egypt, now facing Oppression under the Egyptians. The Egyptians are killing the newborn sons in an attempt to lessen their enslaved peoples

  • Comparison Of The God Of Exodus And The Exodus

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    In the Exodus, the second book of the Bible, we are told the story of how God through Moses freed the Israelites from oppression in Egypt. Moses was born to an Israelite mother during a time when the Pharaoh who was fearful of the size and strength of the Israelite people, decreed that all Israelite male babies should be thrown into the Nile River. Moses’ mother trying to save her son placed him a basket in the reeds in the river, where he was found by the Pharaoh’s daughter who raised him as her

  • The Exodus Of Egypt : The Exodus

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    there is one great event after Creation that overshadows all others – the exodus of the nation Israel from Egypt. This is a great turning point in the “unfolding drama of redemption.” Also, it is where the true principal of true freedom and liberty is gained by the world. “The exodus is the subject of our study in this ‘week’s’ lesson, and it is vitally important to our understanding of the Bible. The theme of the exodus occurs repeatedly in the Old Testament, as well as in the New. Let us give

  • My Exodus Journey : My Personal Exodus Story

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    My Personal Exodus Story: The thick and dense San Francisco fog twists and turns between the magnificent arches of the Golden Gate Bridge; my father’s old 4RUNNER cuts through the intimidating fog like a hot knife through butter. It is August 28th, 2012; the first day at my new school, Stuart Hall for Boys. My heart flutters as the pistons of my father's car drive me into the unknown. That day the Golden Gate Bridge was my desert, my limbo, my passage from Pharaoh’s reign into The Promise Land.

  • Nuances And Contributions Of The Exodus: The Book Of Exodus

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    The Book of Exodus INTRODUCTION Critical investigations into the Bible have revealed nuances and subversions which go beyond the mere didactic nature the text displays in a preliminary surface reading. The book of Exodus, the second book of the Torah and the Old Testament, begins with a depiction of Israel's servitude in Egypt and God choosing Moses to move Israel out of that servitude. The Pharaoh resists the purposes of God, and God responds by sending plagues on Egypt that culminate with the death

  • Exodus Summary Sparknotes

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    Exodus Summary Exodus is the second book of the Bible. Exodus follows after Jacob and his family arrived in Egypt and after Joseph died. After Joseph died the new Egyptian pharaoh began to realize that the Israelite population was on the rise and oppressed them by making them slaves. The story of Exodus follows the oppression of the Israelites, Rise of Moses, The Exodus, and Mount Sinai. After Joseph died the new Egyptian pharaoh began to realize that the Israelite population was on the rise

  • Exodus Reflection Analysis

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    Exodus teaches Christians a significant lesson regarding the importance of living in obedience to God’s Word. The Israelites engaged in idolatry and rebelled against God repeatedly. As a result, God allowed the Egyptian king to enslave them for many years, and they endured intense suffering for refusing to be faithful to God. God showed compassion by sending Moses and his brother Aaron to tell Pharaoh to release the Israelites. Yet, despite the many plagues that God caused, God hardened Pharaoh’s

  • Exodus : The Writing Of The Book Of Exodus

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    To understand this scripture, we must first look at who the writer is. The writing of the book of Exodus is attributed to Moses. There is evidence cited which states that “Moses usual procedure was to record events soon after they occurred in the form of historical annals.” (The Open Bible:80) The key people in the lesson is Moses and Aaron. The setting is at Mount Sinai which comes from Exodus 31:18 (The Open Bible:127). The time line is estimated to be between 1445 B.C. and 1405 B.C. (The Open

  • Battlestar Galactic A Space Exodus

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    Battlestar Galactica: A Space Exodus Battlestar Galactica an epic space opera about the last remnants of humanity, the few survivors of nuclear attack banded together in fleet of spaceships, on an intergalactic journey to find there mythic homeland of Earth. Though there are other versions of this television show this paper refers to the 2003 reimagining by showrunner Ronald D Moore. On the surface Battlestar Galactica might not look like it has a lot in common with The Torah, the story of the

  • The Exodus Of The Old Testament

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    Exodus is the earliest text in the Old Testament that creates a new identity and sense of community to a group of people who had nothing. According to the Exodus there were a group of slaves who fled Egypt and where led by a prophet named Moses, who also is the proclaimed author of the book. These people where on a mission to find the promise land where they can be free from oppression and create their own civilization. These claims are true are still debated to this day, but the text was written