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A small group of people stood one day before an open tomb just outside Bethany of Judea. Their eyes were on the man who had commanded that the grave should be opened even though it was all of four days since the body of his friend had been laid to rest. It was a strange command, for in that hot climate putrefaction would be well progressed. Then the man spoke. He said, “Lazarus, come forth.” Before their very eyes, they saw the corpse that was in the grave arise and come forth. Even today, we look back upon this event...

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And Jethro, Moses’ father in law, came with his sons and his wife unto Moses into the wilderness, where he encamped at the mount of God: . . .  And Moses told his father in law all that the Lord had done unto Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel’s sake, and all the travail that had come upon them by the way, and how the Lord delivered them. And Jethro rejoiced for all the goodness which the Lord had done to Israel, whom he had delivered out of the land of the Egyptians.  Exodus 18:5, 8-9 Many months had...

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“And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled . . . . And God spake all these words, saying . . . .” Exodus 19:16, 20:1 At last, the first goal of Israel’s journey was reached. They had come to Sinai as Jehovah had promised Moses that they would. Two full months had been spent in travel, and it seemed much longer than that...

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And Moses went into the midst of the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and Moses was in the mount forty days and forty nights . . . .  And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him . . . . And the Lord said unto...

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And he took up his parable, and said, Balak the king of Moab hath brought me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east, saying, Come, curse me Jacob, and come defy Israel.  How shall I curse, whom God hath not cursed? or how shall I defy, whom the LORD bath not defied?  Numbers 23:7, 8 Balaam arrived in the land of Moab firmly determined in one way or another to bring a curse upon Israel. He knew it would not be easy. God had said to him before he left Aram, “Thou shalt not curse the people: for...

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And Moses returned unto the Lord, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin, and have made them gods of gold.  Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin—; and if not, blot thee, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written. Exodus 32:31, 32 With a frightening abruptness the tone of God’s revelation to Moses on Mt. Sinai changed. He said, “Go, get thee down; for thy people, which thou broughtest out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves: they have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they...

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And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab. And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods. Numbers 25:1, 2 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, Avenge the children of Israel of the Midianites . . .  And they slew the kings of Midian, . . . Balaam also the son of Beor they slew with the sword. Numbers 31:1, 2, 8 Balak had hired Balsam the prophet to come from Aram in the East to curse...

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