Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Opening of the Wombs and the Blessing of the Gentiles in Gerar – 40 Days of Exoduses (6)

Rhyming History Reading Genesis 20, we might be excused for feeling a sense of déjà vu. We have already encountered a story in which Abraham leaves Canaan for a foreign land, pretends that Sarah is his sister, Sarah is taken … Continue reading

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Abram’s Sure Covenant of Exodus – 40 Days of Exoduses (5)

I have passed by Genesis 15 and 16 without comment. I had originally planned to return to these as part of my study of Ishmael’s exodus, but have since decided to tackle Genesis 15 by itself as there is more … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Lent: 40 Days of Exoduses Summary

Day 1: Noah’s Exodus Judgment on the antediluvian world – Ark as embryo of new creation – Deliverance of Noah – Confirmation of God’s covenant with Noah – Rest and the fall that followed. Day 2: Terah and Abram’s Exodus … Continue reading

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Abraham, Lot, and the Flight from Sodom – 40 Days of Exoduses (4)

The Cutting Off of Flesh In Genesis 17, twenty-four years after leaving Haran, YHWH gives Abram circumcision, the sign of the covenant, and a new name, Abraham – Father of a Multitude. All males in Abraham’s household must be circumcised. … Continue reading

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Abram’s Exodus from Egypt – 40 Days of Exoduses (3)

A Nation in One Man Immediately following Terah and Abram’s exodus from Ur, we encounter one of the most striking exoduses of all. Following a famine in the land, Abram goes down into Egypt and prophetically lives out the later … Continue reading

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Terah and Abram’s Exodus – 40 Days of Exoduses (2)

The Imperial Building Project Genesis 11 begins with the development of a great building project, under the rule of the mighty empire-founder, Nimrod (10:8-12). This great city and the tower that reached up to heaven were designed as a means … Continue reading

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Noah’s Exodus – 40 Days of Exoduses (1)

For Lent this year, I have decided to blog on the subject of exoduses in the Bible, leading up to the great Exodus that Christ accomplished in his death and resurrection. The more that we recognize the development, scope, and … Continue reading

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