Shemot – Ex. 1:1-6:1

The Fire of God

When we think of light, we often think of light bulbs, turning on the light, no darkness, et cetera. Our western minds quickly go to the most familiar part of what light is to us. But if you lived in the first century, the word “light” brought a single word to mind….fire. Fire was the […]

The Purpose of Affliction

“But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew.” That’s how verse 12 starts in the book of Shemot (Exodus). The people of Israel were blessed immensely in Egypt under Joseph’s reputation. But “now there arose a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.” That’s where the affliction begins and where our […]

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