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Who Are You?

Until God showed his power, Moses doubted his own role in God’s plan. He continually asked the question that weighs on us all: “Who am I?” Who am I to lead your people? Who am I to speak to Pharaoh? … Continue reading

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Faith in God’s Call

Exodus 6:2-9:35 Ezekiel 28:25-29:21 Romans 9:13-26 Exodus 6:29-7:2  YHWH spoke to Moses, saying, I am YHWH. You speak to Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I say to you.  (30)  And Moses said before YHWH, Behold, I am of uncircumcised … Continue reading

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Patrilinealism and Naturalization

Exodus 6:14 These be the heads of their fathers’ houses… By God’s design, all nations are counted according to their fathers. Contrary to modern Jewish practice, nationality is never determined by one’s birth mother. Most people who call themselves Jewish … Continue reading

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