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 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
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