David Conrad's Blog – July 2012 Archive (5)

Bible Review: Exodus 1-7

So Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and did just as the LORD commanded.  Aaron cast down his staff before Pharaoh and his servants, and it became a serpent.  Then Pharaoh summoned the wise men and the sorcerers, and they, the magicians of Egypt, also did the same by their secret arts. – Exodus 7:10-11

Moses and Aaron did as the LORD commanded.  In the sight of Pharaoh and in the sight of his servants he lifted up the staff and struck the water in the Nile, and all the water…

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Added by David Conrad on July 31, 2012 at 11:52pm — No Comments

Bible Review: Genesis 36-50

So Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh, for all the Egyptians sold their fields, because the famine was severe on them.  The land become Pharaoh’s.  As for the people, he made servants of them from one end of Egypt to the other.  Only the land of the priests he did not buy. . .

Then Joseph said to the people, “Behold, I have this day bought you and your land for Pharaoh.  Now here is seed for you, and you shall sow the land.  And at the harvests you…

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Added by David Conrad on July 28, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

Bible Review: Genesis 24-35

So Rachel died, and she was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem), and Jacob set up a pillar over her tomb.  It is the pillar of Rachel’s tomb, which is there to this day. – Genesis 35:19-20

Even atheists love Indiana Jones.  That goes without saying, of course.  Raiders and Last Crusade (let’s leave Temple out of this, shall we?) are rightly considered among the best action-adventure films ever made, and as a child of…

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Added by David Conrad on July 7, 2012 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Bible Review: Genesis 15-23

But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night and said to him, “Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is a man’s wife.”  Now Abimelech had not approached her.  So he said, “Lord, will you kill an innocent people?  Did he not himself say to me, “She is my sister”?  And she herself said, “He is my brother.”  In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands I have done this.”  Then God said to him in the dream, “Yes, I know that you…

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Added by David Conrad on July 3, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Bible Review: Genesis 7-14

“And the LORD said, ‘Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language, and this is only the beginning of what they will do.  And nothing that they propose to do will now be impossible for them.  Come, let us go down and there confuse their language, so that they may not understand one another’s speech.” – GENESIS 11:6-7

I've indicated before that this is not going to be a “gotcha” blog, and I meant it.  I’m not here to throw stones, so to speak.…

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Added by David Conrad on July 2, 2012 at 12:48am — No Comments

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