Monthly Archives: February 2013

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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The Cup of the Adulteress: Understanding the Jealousy Ritual of Numbers 5

The ritual of jealousy in Numbers 5:11-31 is a law that disturbs and perplexes many people. Many regard it as if it were some bizarre and ridiculous process lying somewhere between a superstitious magical ceremony, a Jeremy Kyle paternity test, … Continue reading

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Exodus as New Birth

I just wrote a guest post for the Big Bible Project, presenting a reading of the Exodus as new birth. Take a look – it is extremely short, as my posts go. I would love to hear people’s thoughts!

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