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I Corinthians 10:1 – 11:1

LESSON 33 Beware, The Voice of Old Testament History (I Cor. 10:1-6)   Paul re-broadcasts the voice of Old Testament history for our benefit, that is for our warning, admonition and instruction. They who are sincere will take it to heart, others will disregard it. By the trail of dead men’s bones you can trace […]

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The Cat of Bubastes

The Cat of Bubastes, A Tale of Ancient Egypt, by G. A. Henty (1889) The Cat of Bubastes is a story that will give readers of any age delightful insight into the life and customs of the ancient Egyptians. After reading this book with my students at school, and doing some research on Henty, I have […]

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What Was It Like?

What was it like for Israel to be saved out of Egypt and brought through the Red Sea? The question can come to our minds as we read this amazing and glorious story. Here were thousands of people—grandfathers and grandmothers, parents and children, brothers and sisters and babies. They stood before the Red Sea with […]

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Genesis 50

(Continued from last issue) a) They would be in Egypt only temporarily, Canaan was their dwelling place. Jacob desired to rest in Canaan b) Even in burial, he would reside with his fathers.  This was a picture of  the abiding friendship with God and his people that even death could not sever. 3) Questions: Is […]

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Genesis 47-50

(Continued from last issue) b. Joseph took the initiative to have Jacob and his family settle in the land of Goshen. 1) He instructed his brethren to ask for this land. a) It would best fulfill their needs materially and spiritually. b) Even though Joseph was ruler, his father and brethren were guests in Egypt. […]

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Genesis 46, 47

3. Participants in this Descent  a. The general statement is made in Gen. 46:5-7, 26, 27.  b. The number was 70 souls: Jacob and his sons. 1) Of the children of Leah: 6 sons, 23 grandsons, 1 daughter (Dinah, unmarried) total 32. 2) Of the children of Zilpah (Leah’s maid): 2 sons, 11 grandsons, 2 […]

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Genesis 43, 44

The Second Meeting of Joseph and His Brothers I.   The trip to Egypt of the brothers, including Benjamin (Gen. 43) A.  Jacob permits Benjamin to accompany the brothers to Egypt (vss. 1-14) 1.  It is Judah who takes the lead in persuading Jacob to let Benjamin go (vs. 3). a.  Evidently, Judah has the preeminence […]

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Genesis 41, 42

(continued from Sept.) c.  He keeps the faith. He is faithful in performing his new responsibilities as sent here by God. Two sons are born to him.  The first Manasseh, which means “causing to forget”, expressing that he could now forget the sting of being sold as a slave, since God was with him even […]

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Genesis 39-41

But God is faithful to His covenant. Notice the Name Jehovah in verses 7 and 10. a. Judah confesses his sin. Finds forgiveness and returns to the home of his father. b.Tamar is brought into the covenant line; the covenant family is preserved. c. From Perez king David is born. Ruth 4:18, 1 Chron. 2:5.  […]

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Genesis 37, 38

Jacob Goes to Egypt The history of Jacob now centers for a time about Joseph, chapters 37-41 Genesis 37: The lone warrior. Genesis 49:23 1. Joseph is bitterly hated by his brothers. Various reasons are given. a. Joseph brought the evil report of his brothers to his father. Was he with the sons of Bilhah […]

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