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Exodus 13-16: Red Sea and white fluffy food

Having fled slavery in Egypt, the Israelites receive various new orders from God, generally via Moses. Many of those in chapter 13 seem to confirm the patriarchal nature of this religious regime, demanding initially that the firstborn – “whatsoever openeth … 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 10-11: Suckerpunches on the way to Passover

Exodus 10 God isn’t even bothering to dissemble Verse 1 “And the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his servants that I might shew these my signs before … Continue reading

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Exodus 7-9: Bearded Sky Man still a Needy Nutter

Exodus 7 God tells Moses and Aaron to keep at it but   Verse 4-5 “And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt. But Pharaoh will not hearken unto you … Continue reading

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