Atkins, Passover Haggadah

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Unformatted text preview: te them from their evil. Among these are Pharaoh, Haman and the Austrian whose name we cannot even bring ourselves to mention. 54 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins The Haggadah goes on to explain in detail to what these words refer. A MIGHTY HAND refers to the plague of cattle pestilence. An OUTSTRETCHED ARM refers to “and a drawn sword in His hand stretched out over Jerusalem “ (Chron. 1 Ch. 21 V.16) (providing we obey God’s will). With GREAT FEARFULNESS, the revelation of the presence of God who by Himself took us out of Egypt. With SIGNS, that is the staff that Moses carried and which featured so prominently in all that was to follow. And with WONDERS, the Haggadah says this refers to the blood. The blood of circumcision the sign of the covenant between God and Israel and the blood of the Passover offering sprinkled on the doorposts of the Israelite homes. . , , : . , : , , Another explanation “With a strong hand, - indicates two plagues, with an outstretched arm, - ano...
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