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Thoughts on the Building of the Tabernacle

The last two segments of Exodus are devoted to the construction of a Tabernacle. Its materials are gifts from the Israelites. These people who recently were slaves seem to have accumulated a stash of valuables of both great variety and worth during a very brief span. They even had dolphin skins. How these were acquired…

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Exodus 1-6: Brief Comments on Leadership

The beginning of Exodus is about the choosing of a leader. Moses’ birth and adoption by an Egyptian princess is told. As a young man he kills an Egyptian and flees to Midian. He marries a local girl, has a son, and works as a shepherd. God speaks to him out of a burning bush…

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