Exodus Book of
Judas Iscariot’s betrayal alerts us to the fact that no one is exempt from the possibility of betraying Jesus. As the disciples sat together with Jesus at the last supper, Jesus made an announcement: “Behold,
Missionaries, like other servants of God, face the temptation of discouragement. Some things that contribute to discouragement include working among an unresponsive or hostile people group; frequent ministry trips away from spouses and family; trying
Luke 1:26-42 is a very interesting account of a women who willingly rendered herself to God’s service, to God’s plan, to God’s program, and to God’s proposal. It challenges me when I read Mary’s humble response to
Exodus is the name given in the LXX. to the second book of the “Pentateuch (q.v.). It means “departure” or “outgoing.” This name” “was adopted in the Latin translation, and thence passed into” “other languages. The Hebrews called it by the first words,” “according to their custom, Ve-eleh shemoth (i.e., “and these are” “the names”).” “It contains, (1.) An account of the increase and growth of the Israelites in Egypt (ch. 1) (2.) Preparations for their departure out of Egypt (2-12:36). (3.) Their journeyings from Egypt to Sinai (12:37-19:2). (4.) The giving of the law and the establishment of the institutions by which the organization of “the people was completed, the theocracy, “a kingdom of priest” “and an holy nation” (19:3-ch. 40).” “The time comprised in this book, from the death of Joseph to the “erection of the tabernacle in the wilderness, is about one” “hundred and forty-five years, on the supposition that the four” hundred and thirty years (12:40) are to be computed from the time of the promises made to Abraham (Gal. 3:17). “The authorship of this book, as well as of that of the other “books of the Pentateuch, is to be ascribed to Moses. The” unanimous voice of tradition and all internal evidences abundantly support this opinion.
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