Unformatted text preview: descendants of Abraham would live up to the same pact that he did. I also found that Exodus was much easier to follow as a story because Genesis was much more an introduction and there were many different stories being told with many different people. Exodus was much easier to follow because it followed a linear line of thought and mainly one family through a story that led to the freedom of the Israelites. This is also the first time that a compassionate and patient God is revealed. When Moses returns from the mountain after forty days he sees that his men have begun worshiping false idols. When God wants to destroy the people for their irreverence Moses intercedes and begs to have them repent and for God to let them go. God agrees and Moses s able to see the kinder God....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HON 111 taught by Professor Palmer during the Fall '07 term at University of Maine Orono .
- Fall '07