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Exodus 14:1-17:7

The pivotal moment of the Red Sea crossing is just the beginning of a host of uncanny miracles God performs for the preservation of Israel. We see in this passage how God's generous slew of miracles was granted with the purpose to train Israel. God…
Justin Thomas
January 15, 2021
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Exodus 11-13

In the telling of the inaugural Passover and the Death of the Firstborn (the 10th plague), we see striking parallels to the Crucifixion. We come to understand that Jesus fulfills the requirements of the Passover Lamb.
Justin Thomas
January 13, 2021
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Exodus 7:8-10:29

In this passage of Exodus, we see God's divine judgment poured out on the land of Egypt because of one man's stubbornness. In the tension of man's will and God's, we see a multiplicity of complexity as it plays out in reality.
Justin Thomas
January 11, 2021
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Exodus 4:1-7:7

This week, we close the 7 chapter section of Exodus that is the Prologue. By the end of this section, we will see tensions high and the game set. We see in this introductory portion that God is set on delivering Israel whom He now…
Justin Thomas
January 10, 2021
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Exodus 1-3

Exodus begins right where Genesis left off. This sequel, contingent upon the message of its predecessor, shows the wiles of tyrannical men undermined by a thoughtful God, some unassuming women, and an abandoned baby.
Justin Thomas
December 19, 2020
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Genesis 47-51

As we close the book of Genesis, we find that the book was not about Joseph, neither was it about Jacob, and not even about Judah. We see that the book of Genesis is ultimately a prequel. It is a book that not only looks…
Justin Thomas
December 11, 2020
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Genesis 42-46

In the second year of the famine, Jacob sends his sons to the land of Egypt, where it is rumored that there are storehouses of grain. Unbeknownst to ten sons of Jacob, they are seeking grain from the very brother they had sold into slavery…
Justin Thomas
December 10, 2020
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Genesis 30:25-36:43

Jacob's fourteen years owed to Laban are up and he's finally ready to head off on his own along with his two wives, two concubines and (at least) twelve children. After much divine provision, Jacob still insists upon living life his own way. In this…
Justin Thomas
December 3, 2020
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Genesis 27:1-29:26

Thus far unique to Jacob, his testimony is one of reluctant surrender to God's will. Jacob (along with the rest of the figures in this passage) is always seeking to provide for himself whenever opportunity arises. In turn, what Jacob finds is that God's promises…
Justin Thomas
November 26, 2020
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Genesis 37-41

Despite Joseph's outstanding character, it seems the worst continues to befall him. How can horrible things happening to a good man possibly be God's plan? Is this story even about Joseph at all?
Justin Thomas
November 19, 2020
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