Atkins, Passover Haggadah

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Unformatted text preview: pped idols. But, now the Almighty has brought us to His service as it is said. “And Joshua said to all the people, thus says the God of Israel your ancestors lived on the other side of the River (Euphrates). Terah the father of Abraham and the father of Nachor worshipped other gods. And I took your father Abraham from the other side of the River and led him throughout the whole Land of Canaan and I multiplied his descendants. And I gave him (his son) Isaac and I gave Isaac (sons) Jacob and Esau. And I gave Esau, Mount Seir as a possession and Jacob and his sons went down to Egypt”. (Josh. Ch. 24. V. 2- 4) 44 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σσ σ σ σ σ The next short section of the narrative refers to Abraham's (and our) forebears who worshipped idols. Joshua, on the Children of Israel's entry in to the Promised Land reminds them (Josh. Ch. 24) that our forefathers lived beyond the River Euphrates in Ur Chasdim. God spoke to Abraham telling him to leave his father’s house and go to the Land which he would show him (Gen. Ch. 12.V 1). The promise to Abra...
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