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God’s self-knowledge, and recaps: Deuteronomy 1 to 10

In which Moses begins to repeat himself (he is about 120, after all) and this psycho Bearded Sky God is showing glimmerings of self-knowledge; admitting he has jealousy and anger issues. But does nothing about them… (see Deuteronomy 6) Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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Exodus 7-12: the plagues of Egypt and Passover

So, over the course of five chapters we have a fairly spectacular series of plagues, all designed to make Pharaoh let the Israelites leave Egypt. In order, we have the bloody, stinking water (which sounds like some kind of ‘red … Continue reading

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Exodus 12-15: The Red Sea reddens

Exodus 12 The LORD gets Moses to get the Hebrews to do the lamb to the slaughter thing and Verse 9 “Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire, his head with his … Continue reading

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Exodus 3-6: Speechophobia, Zebra Crossings and Industrial Relations

Exodus 3 So Moses is shepherding Verse 2 “And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and … Continue reading

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Exodus 1-2: Baby killing, man killing, God forgetting?

Exodus 1 Starts with roll call of the “twelve tribes”   Verse 7 “And the children of Israel were fruitful and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceedingly mightily; and the land was filled with them.” There may be trouble … Continue reading

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