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glorious Egyptian Empire 3000 years ago, slipped over the border into the desert.
The Exodus was to lead exactly seven weeks later to the event that was a turning
point in the direction that world civilization would take. The Exodus was the start of the
fulfillment of the promise made to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob the forefathers of the Jewish
people, that their descendants would inherit the Land of Canaan. (Gen. Ch. 35 V. 12). But first
they had to receive the rules that they were to live by and that event at Mt. Sinai seven weeks
after the escape was the event that changed the world forever.
This event heralded a new era in man’s relationship to his fellow man. At first, it was
hardly noticed, but as time went on the Exodus of the Children of Israel from Egypt and the
two Tablets of Stone they received some seven weeks after that dash for freedom, had an
increasing effect on the world. Today because of that event, the Jewish people for better or
for worse, are seldom out of the front pages of the world’s newspapers and the television
If the Exodus had not happened, there would not be a Jewish people today...
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