Moses

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  • Moses In Exodus

    God uses certain people to impact many others. After reading the first twenty chapters of Exodus, it is clear that God was still living out his promise to Abraham through Moses. Moses’ lineage traces back to Jacob, Isaac, and Abraham. God placed the infant Israelite, Moses, in Pharaoh’s household, speaks to Moses, uses Moses to free the Israelites and finally taught the Israelites of God’s laws in these chapters. God’s covenant to Abraham included all of Abraham’s decedents taking over the land and obtaining the covenant. From Abraham to Isaac to Jacob and all the way to Moses, God carried this covenant through the descendants of Abraham. He uses Moses to stay true to his promise. The Israelites were under great oppression, God heard their cries and He sent Moses as an innocent baby into the house of Pharaoh. Pharaoh wanted the midwives to kill all male babies immediately after they were born. The midwives knew that this was not right and stood up against Pharaoh’s laws. God rewarded the disobedience. While the Bible talks about following man’s law, it was interesting to read about God rewarding people that stood for His laws over man’s laws. We must think about this when making decisions in contemporary society. After Moses was born, his mother put him in the river in a basket. He floated right to the Pharaoh’s house. When…

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  • Moses As A Mediator For God

    In Exodus 33:12-16, a new side of Moses is visible where he is actively accepting his duty to be the mediator between God and His people. There is also a shift in Moses’ and God’s interaction. Moses begins taking more control of the conversation by professing his thoughts on the Israelites and how they should be lead. This shift extends to the fact that Moses is not just God’s hand picked spokesman to the people, but is now his faithful companion. In the beginning of this excerpt, Moses…

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  • Moses Ten Commandments

    Evaluation of the Ten Commandments The ethical systems taught and displayed in Moses’ Ten Commandments and Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount are similar in many ways. Beginning with Moses, the greatest prophet of the Jewish faith was born in Egypt to Amram and Jochebed. Following the order for the killing of all newborn Hebrew males, Moses’ mother Jochebed sent her son down the River Nile in Egypt. Years later, Moses led the Hebrews out of Egypt to what is known as Caanan or “The Promised Land”. While…

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  • Moses 10 Laws

    Many places and individuals have set rules that they live by day to day. Followers of God live by a set of rules that were given to Moses, on Mount Sinai two months after Israel left Egypt. God told Moses to take the laws back to Israel and make them a covent. Moses put The Ten Commandments in a box and made it an Ark of the Covenant, so it could be put into Holy of Holies, a temple built by Solomon. The website bibleinfo.com breaks down the laws given to the Israelites to get a better…

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  • The Role Of Moses In The Prince Of Egypt

    The first major alteration in The Prince of Egypt, is the role of the Egyptian princess and Moses’ revelation about the circumstances surrounding his birth. In the bible the Egyptian princess finds Moses in a wicker basket while bathing in Nile. Saran writes that “this suggests that the mother deliberately selected the spot after observing the character and habits of this particular princess.” Moses’ sister Miriam, stood watch as the wicker basket journey down the river until it rest near the…

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  • The Role Of Moses In The Book Of Exodus

    Moses was the main prophet front the book of Exodus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. He is a descendant of Adam through the Levite tribe. He then became the adopted son of the Pharaoh after his daughter found him floating in the Nile River; this occurred because of the Egyptian Pharaoh made an order for all of the Hebrew Midwives to kill all Hebrew males born. Being raised an Egyptian prince he grew up in luxury, however after he killed a guard he was forced to run to the desert .He saves the seven…

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  • Uncle Moses Film Analysis

    The 1930 Yiddish film, “Uncle Moses,” written by Sholem Asch and Maurice Schwartz portrays a story of Uncle Moses, a wealthy, powerful sweatshop owner who falls in love with Masha, an employee’s teenage daughter. The film greatly portrays a rich, oblivious man who struggles to find and receive love due to his narcissistic nature. In both the readings and film, it is easily perceived that Masha has a negative attitude towards Uncle Moses and is clearly marrying him out of financial and social…

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  • The Mentoring Model Of Moses And Joshua

    Model of Moses and Joshua” The transition from Moses’ to Joshua’s leadership frames one of the amazing examples of mentoring in the Bible. As a result, there are six steps in the mentoring model of Moses and Joshua. The first step in this mentoring relationship of Moses and Joshua, they were carefully chosen (Selected) by God. Knowing each would be the best or most suitable for their shared also individual task or position. And yet, when called by God for position or task, He will…

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  • Compare And Contrast Odysseus And Moses

    What makes a hero? Is it the courage to face their fears? Or is it the heart of the individual that makes him or her a hero? Two historical figures have been considered hero’s of their time. Odysseus and Moses may have been alive in different eras, but they both had a significant impact on the world around them. Moses was known for parting the Red Sea and aiding in the escape of many civilians that occupied Egypt. Odysseus was considered a great warrior by leading his people in the Trojan war…

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  • Moses: Exploring The Meaning Of A Name

    Also, a name may describe the circumstances of a child’s birth. Moses is a reference point for this. In Exodus 2:10, he was named because his foster mother, Pharaoh’s daughter, drew him out of water. Further, a name may also be an expression of divine action as exhibited in the name of Isaiah’s son “Shear-jashub” (Isaiah 7:3) interpreted to mean “a remnant shall return.” Therefore, names are like an abstract picture through which history is preserved. Through designations, like names, we glean…

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