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

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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Exodus

Moses and Aaron arrive back in Egypt and demand the release of the Israelites – Pharaoh responds with punishment of Hebrew slaves (Exodus 5:1 – 5:23).

After speaking to the Israelites about the task God has assigned them, Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said, “Our God, the God of Israel, has told us, ‘Let my people go so that they may hold a festival to me in the wilderness.’” Pharaoh said, “Who is this…
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Exodus

God sends Moses and Aaron back to Egypt – Moses performs the first signs for the Israelites (Exodus 4:18 – 4:31).

After speaking to God through the burning bush, Moses went to Jethro, his father-in-law, and said to him, “Let me return to my own people in Egypt to see if any of them are still alive.” Jethro said, “Go, and I wish you well.” The Lord had said to Moses…
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Exodus

Moses fears being God’s messenger – God calms his fears and offers an alternative (Exodus 4:1 – 4:17).

God assigned Moses a critical task – he must lead the Israelites out of captivity. But Moses is afraid. He said, “What if they do not believe me or listen to me and say, ‘The Lord did not appear to you?’” God said to Moses, “What is that in your…
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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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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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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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