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Unformatted text preview: They are being saved for the sole purpose of worshipping God. God separates the waters from the waters and they walk across on dry land. GOD MAKES A SPACE FOR THEM! This encounter echoes creation. Later, God makes them a space called the Promised Land. Because the people of God do not try to take over the space promised them, God makes them --wander--. The Exile is also important to this idea. Pre Exile, the Israelites were keeping up with sacrifices, atonements, etc., but they do not maintain this relationship with God. They arent being what God has asked them to be. And even in the midst of all these right religious acts, God exiles them....
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- Spring '08