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Moses' Bulrushes in U.S.

Read the account of Moses and the bulrush cradle in Exodus chapter 1 – chapter 2:10.

Jacob and his family (70 members in all) settled in the Goshen area of Egypt in about 1876 B.C.   1,175 more words

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Common Beauty

Vica Faba flower.

When I was growing up in rural central Pennsylvania, we had a garden. It was a big garden in which we grew vegetables. 259 more words

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Weeping Hemlock

In the Hershey Garden this summer we saw several specimens of weeping hemlock (Tsuga candensis “Pendula”). The name caught my eye because from a Bible perspective, we associate “hemlock” with a poison. 255 more words

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The Wildflower and the Rich

James uses the image of a transient wild flower to depict the brevity of wealth in James 1:10-11.

Most scholars agree that the James who wrote the New Testament book was the half-brother of Jesus. 522 more words

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Jacob's Wives were Superstitious

Read Genesis 30:14-22.

The mandrake is associated with the patriarch Jacob, son of Isaac and Rebekah and grandson of Abraham. This event took place in Paddan Aram where Jacob was living with his mother’s brother, Laban (Genesis 29: 15 – 30: 13). 1,024 more words

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What was the Ark?

Read Genesis 6:9-8:22 for the story of Noah and the cypress wood ark.

Noah was over 500 years-of-age when God directed him to build an ark (type of boat). 882 more words

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