Exodus

Moses and the burning bush – the revelation of God to Moses through the burning bush is one of the most important stories in the Bible (Exodus 2:23 – 3:22).

The king of Egypt had died. The Israelites struggled through slavery and their cries reached God. He remembered his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. God looked upon the Israelites and was concerned about them. Moses was tending the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian. He led…
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Matthew

Come to me, all who are weary and burdened – how God’s message is revealed through Jesus (Matthew 11:25 – 11:30)

After denouncing the cities in the area for not heeding his message, Jesus praised God and said, “You have hidden these things from the wise and revealed them to the little children. All things have been committed to me by my father. No one knows the son except the father,…
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Exodus

After killing a man, Moses flees Pharaoh and settles in Midian to live (Exodus 2:11 – 2:22)

After Moses reached adulthood, he went to where his own people were and watched them work at hard labor. He saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his own people. He looked around, and seeing no one, he struck the Egyptian dead and hid his body in the sand.…
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Matthew

Jesus chastises Jewish cities for refusing to repent – it’s not the sin that matters, but the repentance (Matthew 11:20 – 11:24)

Jesus chastised the towns in which he had performed miracles, but they still refused to repent. “Woe to you, Chorazin! Pity on you, Bethsaida! If the miracles that were performed in your cities had been performed in Tyre or Sidon, they would have repented along ago in sackcloth and ashes.…
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Revelation

A new heaven and earth are created after the defeat of Satan and the judgement of sinners (Revelation 21:1 – 21:27).

John saw “a new heaven and a new earth”. The first heaven and earth had passed away and there was no longer any sea. He saw the Holy City, the New Jerusalem, come down from heaven prepared like a beautifully dressed bride. He heard a loud voice from the throne…
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Ezekiel

Ezekiel is instructed to go into exile – the demise of Zedekiah is foretold (Ezekiel 12:1 – 12:28)

God spoke to Ezekiel saying, “Son of man, you are living among a rebellious people. They have eyes to see but do not see and ears to hear but do not hear. Therefore, pack your belongings for exile and in the daytime, as they watch, set out and go from…
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Acts

The election of Matthias as the disciple to replace Judas (Acts 1:12 – 1:26)

The apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day’s walk from the city. When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying. Those present were Peter, John, James, Andrew, Philip, Thomas, Bartholomew, Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, Simon the…
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Matthew

True defilement – it’s not what goes into the mouth that matters, but what comes out (Matthew 14:34 – 15:20).

After the miracle of walking across the water, Jesus crossed over with the disciples and landed at Gennesaret. When people recognized him, word spread throughout the surrounding country. People brought all of their sick to Jesus and begged him to let them merely touch the edge of his cloak. When…
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Exodus

Baby Moses is hidden from Pharaoh along the banks of the Nile river (Exodus 2:1 – 2:10).

A man from the tribe of Levi married a Levite woman. The woman became pregnant and gave birth to a son. Fearful of the Israelite’s growing power, Pharaoh had issued orders to his people – every Hebrew child born must be killed. When the woman saw he was a fine…
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Revelation

A thousand years of peace, then the final judgement of Satan and the wicked dead. (Revelation 20:1 – 20:15)

John saw an angel come down from heaven holding the key to the Abyss and a great chain. He seized the dragon (Satan) and bound him for one thousand years (a millennium). He threw Satan into the Abyss and locked and sealed it over him to keep him from deceiving…
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