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Monthly Archives: January 2015


Exodus 16:1-9–More Grumbling: About Food Exodus 16:1-9(ESV) 1They set out from Elim, and all the congregation of the people of Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had departed from the land of Egypt.  2And the whole congregation of […]

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Exodus 15:1-3(ESV) 1Then Moses and the people of Israel sang this song to the Lord, saying,      “I will sing to the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously;      the horse and his rider£ he has thrown into the sea. 2    The Lord is my strength and my song,      and he has become my salvation;      this is […]

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The Translation Process The “translation process” is that there is normally a team of people working on the translation and they use as old of manuscripts as possible to obtain.  Sometime they can only get parts of various old documents. The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with some insight on the […]

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Exodus 14:1-5 1Then the Lord said to Moses,  2“Tell the people of Israel to turn back and encamp in front of Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, in front of Baal-zephon; you shall encamp facing it, by the sea.  3For Pharaoh will say of the people of Israel, ‘They are wandering in the land; the wilderness […]

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Exodus 10 & 11 – 8th Plague:  Locusts Exodus 10:1-2(ESV) 1Then the Lord said to Moses, “Go in to Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart and the heart of his servants, that I may show these signs of mine among them,  2and that you may tell in the hearing of your son and of your […]

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Temptation The definition of the word “temptation” from Harper Bible Dictionary:    (Quote from:  Achtemeier, P. J., Harper & Row and Society of Biblical Literature. (1985). In Harper’s Bible dictionary (1st ed., pp. 1032–1033). San Francisco: Harper & Row.)     temptation,generally an enticement to do evil, the term is used in the Bible to convey […]

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Men – will we be an influence to others, thus becoming an influencer? Can we develop a desire to be an influencer?  Can we learn how to be an influencer? Do we want to be an influencer for others?  We would surely want to be a proper influencer for our children! We would want to […]

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4Soils-Parable Mark 4: 1 – 20 (ESV)– The Parable of the Sower 4 Again he began to teach beside the sea. And a very large crowd gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat in it on the sea, and the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land. 2 And he […]

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The Word:  hendiadys This phrase found in Exodus 15:25 “a statute and regulation” is called a “hendiadys”. Exodus 15:25 – and showing various translation of this verse: Exodus 15:25(ESV) 25And he cried to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a log,£and he threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. There the Lord£made for them […]

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