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Category: Exodus

What Are the Ten Commandments?

What are the ten commandments? In today’s article, Timothy Tennent explains how the ten commandments are not simply a set of negative commands, they are a wonderful way for someone to understand the heart of the Law.

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Did God Love the Egyptians?

Did God love the Egyptians when he struck Egypt with plagues? In the larger biblical narrative, the answer is obviously yes. But when reading the Exodus story, its difficult to come to terms with. In this article, Craig Keener explains how and why God loved the Egyptians.

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Did the Exodus Happen?

Did the exodus happen? In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. John Oswalt explains reasons to believe the event was in fact a historical reality. He focuses on three questions: 1) Does it matter whether the exodus was a historical event? 2) What is the difference between “historical” and history? 3) What do we learn from the exodus?

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3 Jewish Feasts of the Old Testament You Should Know

The Old Testament describes three major feasts that became part of the Jewish annual calendar, each having its own unique theological significance for the community. In this article, Jeremiah Garrett summarizes their history and locates them in the Bible’s story.

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The 5 Offerings in the Old Testament

The sacrificial system of the Old Testament was a means of grace by which the relationship between God and humanity begins to be restored. Ultimately, the sacrificial system was inadequate, which is why Jesus came to earth. But the 5 main Old Testament sacrifices are worth knowing, and Jeremiah Garrett provides some basic information here.

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