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The Early Life of Moses (Exodus 1:1-2:25)

After the death of Joseph, the descendants of Jacob – the Hebrews – grew in number in the land of Egypt. But the time came when a new Pharaoh began to rule Egypt, one who had not known Joseph. 416 more words

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The Prayer of Habakkuk (Habakkuk 3:1-15)

The Prayer of Habakkuk is a song that describes a grand vision of God, shining forth in glory upon a mountain. It refers back to the events of the Exodus – and points forward to the coming of the Messiah. 370 more words

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Queen Esther protects the Jews (Esther 8:1-8)

The book of Esther tells the story of how Esther, the queen of Persia, bravely saved her fellow-Jews from certain death. It’s a tense political drama with a young woman as its central character. 593 more words

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The Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1-8)

The story of the Transfiguration of Christ is described in three of the gospels, as well as in the Second Letter of St Peter. (Matthew 17:1–8, Mark 9:2–8, Luke 9:28–36; 2 Peter 1:16-18). 476 more words

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Joseph is betrayed by his brothers (Genesis 37:1-36)

The book of Genesis tells us that Jacob, the ancestor of the nation of Israel, had twelve sons in total. His favourite son was Joseph, the firstborn son of his beloved wife Rachel. 711 more words

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Moses raises the Bronze Serpent (Numbers 21:4-9)

The weird and wonderful story of Moses raising the Bronze Serpent in the wilderness includes a number of hidden messages about salvation.

Pope John Paul II explained: “During Israel’s march from Egypt to the Promised Land, God permitted – because of the murmuring of the people – a plague of poisonous snakes, as a result of which many died. 538 more words

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Christ washes the disciples’ feet (John 13:1-38)

During the Last Supper, Christ gave his disciples a practical lesson on humility and a new commandment – to love one another. These extra details are recorded only in St John’s gospel. 387 more words

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