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history would have taken a different turn. Pesach is the physical redemption of the Jewish people
when they left Egypt and their servitude behind. They were not yet a people but had to put in .forty
years in the wilderness (Num. Ch. 14 V. 33) before the tribes became a homogeneous nation
(Deut. Ch.. 27. V. 9) and could enter Eretz Yisrael.
Pesach is thus the commemoration of physical redemption. It is the triumphant answer to
Laban, to Egypt to Haman and their successors that no matter the hardships and the travail that Israel
suffers no one can prevail against God’s Promise that the Jewish People would in the end be the
“Kingdom of Priests and a Holy Nation”. Physical redemption however without a moral code, a
system of laws leads only to chaos and anarchy where everyone does "what is right in his own eyes"
(Judges Ch.17 V.6). A nation needs a constitution, people need to know who they are and where they are
going, and this...
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- The Bible