Exodus

Moses asks Pharaoh to let my people go – then turns waters of the Nile into blood (Exodus 7:14 – 7:24).

Despite Aaron turning his staff into a snake, Pharaoh refused to free the Israelites from bondage. Then God told Moses, “Pharaoh’s heart is unyielding. He refuses to let the people go. Go to Pharaoh in the morning as he goes out to the river. Confront him on the bank of…
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Matthew

Jesus heals a demon-possessed boy when the disciples lacked enough faith (Matthew 17:14 – 17:23).

When Jesus and the three disciples came to the crowd (presumably returning from atop the mountain where the disciples witnessed the transfiguration), a man approached Jesus and knelt before him. “Lord, have mercy on my son,” he said. “He has seizures and is suffering greatly. He often falls into the…
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Matthew

The Transfiguration – Jesus transforms into radiant light and reveals John the Baptist as the Old Testament prophet, Elijah (Matthew 17:1 – 17:13).

After six days, Jesus took Peter, James, and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light. Then there appeared before him Moses and Elijah,…
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Exodus

Aaron’s staff becomes a snake, but Pharaoh refuses to free Israelites from captivity (Exodus 6:28 – 7:13).

The  Lord spoke to Moses in Egypt, “I am the Lord. Tell Pharaoh, king of Egypt, everything I tell you.” But Moses said to God, “Since I speak with faltering lips, why would Pharaoh listen to me?” Then the Lord said to Moses, “See, I have made you like God…
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Exodus

The genealogical record of Moses and Aaron (Exodus 6:13 – 6:27).

God spoke to Moses and Aaron about the Israelites and Pharaoh, the king of Egypt. He commanded them to bring the Israelites out of Egypt. These were the heads of the families involved (all families below descended from Jacob). Reuben - the clan of Reuben Hanok Pallu Hezron Karmi Simeon…
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Matthew

Jesus predicts his death for the first time and commands we turn from worldly ways (Matthew 16:21 – 16:28)

After Peter suggested Jesus was the Messiah, Jesus began to explain to the disciples that he must go to Jerusalem where he would suffer many things at the hands of the elders, priests, and teachers of the law. He revealed that he must be killed and on the third day…
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Matthew

Peter reveals Jesus is the Messiah and is given the keys to the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 16:13 – 16:20).

When  Jesus arrived in the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say I am?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” he asked, “Who do you say I am?”…
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Christian News

Fox refuses to air Pro-Life anti-abortion commercial during Super Bowl – but allows commercial featuring two drag queens.

Christians are in an uproar over Fox Network's decision to air a 30-second commercial during Super Bowl LIV that features two drag queens – Kim Chi and Miz Cracker. This follows Fox's stunning decision to reject an ad from Faces of Choice that would attempt to raise awareness about the…
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Ancient Texts

Complete translation of the ancient Egyptian Ipuwer Papyrus with notes (potential confirmation of Moses and the Exodus).

The Ipuwer Papyrus (officially Papyrus Leiden I 344 recto but also known as The Admonitions of Ipuwer) is an ancient Egyptian hieratic papyrus now held in the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, Netherlands. It contains the Admonitions of Ipuwer, an incomplete literary work whose original composition is dated…
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Exodus

God promises deliverance for the Israelites but His comforting words fail to persuade them (Exodus 6:1 – 6:12).

Moses  again complained to God. His first attempt to convince Pharaoh to release the Israelites from slavery had failed. The Israelites blame Moses – who in turn blames God. God told Moses, “Now you will see what I will do to Pharaoh. Because of my mighty hand, he will let…
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