Tag Archives: Exodus

Choose Joy, Not Anxiety

It’s snowing today in North Carolina and for the past couple of days, many of my neighbors anticipated the weather with great anxiety while I joyfully looked forward to hunkering down and writing.  My apparent 180 degree difference of opinion … Continue reading

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Seven Seals

The seven seals are one of the very few things I had heard about before starting this Revelation class and like most people, my information came from TV and movies.  This week I finally read something about the seven seals … Continue reading

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The End

This is it, the end of Deuteronomy, the end of the Pentateuch (Torah), and the end of The Life of Moses.  Thirty weeks sounded like a huge commitment to me back in September.  I don’t know why; eight months went … Continue reading

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Preparing for Change

This week we wrapped up the last ten chapters of Numbers where Moses is preparing the Israelites for their pending quality of life change in the Promised Land. The population is completely turned over.  Moses wants to make sure God’s … Continue reading

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Love of Family

The New Year brings me back to a routine after being recently washed in the love of family.  At the end of Exodus, before the holidays, I was halfway through my thirty week Bible study commitment.  This was a strategically good place to … Continue reading

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The Gift of Procrastination

I am a week behind and it’s not because of the holiday season; it’s because I’ve embraced procrastination.  My innate ability to stop forcing things I’m not up to is a spiritual gift.  That feeling of being stuck or stopped, … Continue reading

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How Important Is Integrity?

Integrity is among my top five values. Over the years, I’ve attended countless professional and personal development seminars where the audience is asked, What values are most important to you?  Integrity is always at the top of my list.  It drives … Continue reading

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Symbolism and the Tabernacle

Week twelve of class was a lesson on ceremonial law, specifically, the building of the Tabernacle: God’s dwelling place, the sanctuary.  Moses disappeared high upon Mount Sinai for long periods of time to commune with God and it became very unsettling … Continue reading

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Dispensation of Responsibility

Last week’s lesson was about God loading more responsibility onto Moses.  In addition to Israel’s moral code, the Ten Commandments, God requires them to be governed by very specific civil laws as well.  This laundry list of laws is known as … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments

Week nine of class focused on the Ten Commandments; a moral code given by God to Moses. Moses was instructed to disseminate these commandments as law to the newly formed nation, Israel.  The people of this nation, called Israelites (or Hebrews), were … Continue reading

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