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a bad turn within God’s will

Exodus 1:8-22 8 Then a new king — who did not remember Joseph — began reigning over Egypt,. 9 And he said to his people, “See, the people of the sons of Israel are too many and too strong for … Continue reading

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no vacancy

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

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Exodus: opportunities

Exodus 1:22-2:22     Certain events take place in our lives that present opportunities for us to act — to make a difference. Pharaoh saw an opportunity to prevent rebellion among the Hebrews. Jochebed saw an opportunity to rescue her son from … Continue reading

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Exodus: The flip-side of blessing

Exodus 1:1-21    The climate in Egypt had turned from favor to fear. God continued to bless the Israelites by making them numerous and strong, and it was that very strength that set the stage for slavery and conflict. Perhaps the … Continue reading

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strange deliverance

Exodus 1:22-2:22.  This story begins with a birth, and ends with a birth.  Moses is born with a death sentence on his head. He is delivered by means of God’s sovereignty and the intervention of several women.  Pharaoh had commanded … Continue reading

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