Exodus - Conversations of the West: Antiquity and the...

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Conversations of the West: Antiquity and the Enlightenment September 12, 2005 11:00 – 12:15 Exodus The role that God plays in the second book of the Old Testament is much greater than His role in the first book, Genesis. He is more commanding and he plays a bigger role than the last book. The presence of God could be felt more in the Exodus. It may be because God felt that during the times of Genesis, He didn’t play a large enough role to help the people follow His Plan and that in the Exodus, it was time for God to let his presence be known and help the children of Israel believe in Him. God’s presence is especially shown in the Exodus when he helps Moses lead the children of Israel out of Egypt. It is even stated in the Bible that He hardened the heart of the pharaoh so that pharaoh wouldn’t let the Israelites leave Egypt. God did this just so he can let Moses show off the power of the Lord. I think that God led his people to Egypt in Genesis to set up the story in the Exodus. He wanted his people to become slaves to show
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