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“That ye may know how that the Lord doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.” Exodus 11:7b There is one thing in this history which has puzzled us no end, and that is the fact that Moses and Aaron could freely move in Egypt, appear at Pharaoh’s court, tell him in no uncertain terms his sins against God, and disappear unscathed.

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Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb. And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt. And when the Lord saw that he turned...

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Previous article in this series: December 1, 2013, p. 104. And God spake all these words, saying, I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Exodus 20:1-3 Introduction In previous articles in this series we examined three great principles of public corporate worship. The first was that public corporate worship is a covenantal assembly. The second was that it is a covenantal assembly carried out in a holy dialogue between God and His people. The third was that it...

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And he said, I beseech thee, shew me thy glory. And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name of the Lord before thee; and will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will shew mercy on whom I will shew mercy. Exodus 33:18-19 When Israel blatantly disregarded God’s holy law in the matter of the golden calf, God, through His appointed officebear­ers, slew three thousand of those who had not repent­ed. Now, in light of Israel’s great sin against God, the question in Moses’ mind was, will God’s...

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“For wherein shall it become known here that I and Thy people have found grace in Thy sight? Is it not in that Thou goest with us? So shall we be separated, I and Thy people, from all the people that are upon the face of the earth.” Ex. 33:16 Even so, Lord, as we stand at the beginning of another year let it be. For above all else, that we have found grace in His sight, is important. That such be known is paramount!

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Rev. Terpstra is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of South Holland, Illinois. Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: . . . thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all . . . . Thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.  I Chronicles 29:11, 12 In this prayer of humble thanksgiving to Jehovah for the willing and generous offerings which the children...

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Mrs. Meyer is a wife and mother in Hope Protestant Reformed Church of Walker, Michigan. There is a truth about which we as parents must teach our children. It is a truth that must be well understood and preserved among us, for it is a truth that is under relentless and increasing attack. The kingdom of Antichrist seeks to manipulate and twist it into its own service and evil purposes. In these last days it is imperative that we see this truth clearly, increase in knowledge of it, and grow in love for it. It is crucial, as well, that...

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Previous article in this series: January 15, 2012, p. 185. Praise ye the Lord. O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. Who can utter the mighty acts of the Lord? who can shew forth all his praise? Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times. Remember me, O Lord, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people: O visit me with thy salvation; That I may see the good of thy chosen, that I may rejoice in the gladness of thy nation, that I...

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