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9:13-16) and, as visible signs of God's presence, the burning bush (Exod. 3:24), the cloud on Mount Sinai (Exod.
In the Eucharist we remember the hospitality of Sarah and Abraham (Exod. 18) welcoming hungry strangers with a lavishly sumptuous meal; and we recall the generosity of Boaz (Ruth 2) offering a meal to the impoverished widow and alien, Ruth, In the breaking of the bread we are reminded of the abundant mercy of the prodigal's parents (Luke 15:11-32) celebrating a sinner's homecoming with an embarrassment of riches, and we recoil at the rich man Dives' murderous indifference (Luke 16:19-30) by failing to offer even table scraps to the beggar Lazarus.
Naturally, Irvine is correct that biblical texts also refer to the use of [phrase omitted] 'design, blueprint' for construction projects, both for the Tabernacle and the Temple writ large (Exod. 25:9, 1 Chr.
Also punishable by death was involvement in the occult (Exod. 22; Lev.
(6) Anxiety about the scarcity of food and the future produces a longing for "the good old days": "If only we had died by the hand of the LORD in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the fleshpots and ate our fill of bread ..." (Exod 16:3).
When God sends Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh, their edict is clear: Let the Israelites go from the land of Egypt (Exod. 7:1-7).
Simultaneously, as a "stranger in a strange land" (Exod. 2:22), he thought in isolation.
His right arm doeth marvellous works' " (48; paraphrasing Exod. 15:1, 3, 6).
If we find that the Basterds live by the Biblical preaching of "an eye for an eye" (Exod. 21:23-27) as retributive justice, then their actions, no matter how horrific, still may not have been enough to equal the Nazi atrocities.
Once "fertile and prolific" (Exod 1:7), Israel is now stifled by the back-breaking oppression of Pharaoh.
An obvious problem with this explanation is that the author says that God made the seventh day holy (2:3), in anticipation of the fourth commandment (Exod. 20:8-11).
Christians believe God is the God of the past, the present, and the future (Exod. 3:14a), as well as the God of new beginnings (Rev.