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Deuteronomy 29-32: You will be banished, then brought back

Moses speaks to Israel: You have seen the wondrous feats the LORD has performed in Egypt and along the way.  I led you for 40 years through the wilderness, but your clothes did not wear out and you never ran … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 25-28: Laws, blessings, curses

A guilty party may be lashed up to 40 times, but no more.  When two brothers live together and one of them dies, the other shall marry the first’s widow and produce a son for him.  If two men get … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 21-24: Stone disobedient sons to death

If someone slain is lying in the open, the elders of the nearest town shall take a heifer, break its neck in a river, wash their hands over the heifer, and then request that the LORD absolve the people of … Continue reading

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Leviticus 5-8: More rules for animal sacrifices

If someone fails to report a crime, touches an unclean thing and forgets to cleanse himself, or forgets to fulfill an oath, he shall confess his sin and offer a female sheep/goat as a purification offering.  If he can’t afford … Continue reading

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Exodus 33-36: The Other Ten Commandments

After the golden calf incident, God refuses to dwell in the midst of the Israelites and sends an angel to lead them instead.  Moses pleads with God and manages to convince him–first he agrees to lead the Israelites personally, then … Continue reading

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Exodus 29-32

Instructions for what Aaron and his sons must do to serve as priests:   Take a bull, two rams, unleavened bread, cake, and wafers.  The bull must be slaughtered, its blood put on the horns of the altar, and its fat … Continue reading

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Exodus 17-20

The Israelites continued from the wilderness to Rephidim, where they complained to Moses about having no water.  God tells Moses to strike a rock to obtain water, which he does.  Amalek comes to fight with Israel, and because Moses holds … Continue reading

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