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Yitro's Visit Revisited II (Mishpatim)

Earlier this week, we offered a series of short thoughts on Yitro’s visit to Bnei Yisrael, focusing on the episode’s chronology and the question of Yitro’s motivation for joining Bnei Yisrael. 2,809 more words

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Weekly Torah Comentary - Yitro January 29, 2016

Exodus 18:1 – 20:23

This week’s Torah reading is identified by the name of Yitro, the Hebrew spelling of Jethro, who was the father-in-law of Moses.  955 more words

Weekly Torah Commentary

Bible 2016: 27 January Daily Bible Reading

Context and Comments:

Moses was 80 years old when God sent him to confront Pharaoh.

According to Acts 7:22-29, Moses was 40 the Egyptian struck the slave: 2,403 more words

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Forty Days, Eighty prayers, One God, At a burning Bush

Discipline in the Christian life is tricky, because the fuel for it can fall on the side of either legalism, or infatuation. Legalism doesn’t end well, because the gas for the journey is our own determination. 665 more words

The Mountain with the Burning Bushes!

Why do brains sometimes interpret a symbol differently from its original meaning? Believe it or not, what I see is a mountain with a burning bush on both sides of its slopes. 53 more words

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The art of contemplative seeing (as modeled by Moses)

“Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things . . .”—Psalm 119:18

“My own eyes are not enough for me, I will see through those of others.”— 883 more words

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