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Containing the individual lessons in a course

Moses and the Golden Calf

In this lesson, we will study one of the most disturbing descriptions of sin and punishment in the Hebrew Bible, the sin of the Golden Calf.  We will examine Moses’ reaction to the Israelite betrayal of the God that liberated them from Egypt and determine if this reaction was reasonable or overly zealous.

Deuteronomy Ch. 34 Verses 1-3

As an introduction to the book of Joshua we will review the last chapter of Devarim Deuteronomy which tells of the passing of Moses and transformation of leadership to Joshua son of Nun. What do you know about the transition of leadership from Moses to Joshua? Where in the bible can we learn about that? …

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Abraham in the land of Gerar

In our first lesson of our course on Fear of God in the Hebrew Bible, we look to the book of Genesis and follow the patriarch Abraham in his travels and travails in the land of Gerar and in Egypt.  The differences between the King of Gerar and the Pharaoh of Egypt will highlight the …

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Practical Changes

What we have to do in order to actually start building the process.

“Why are Young People So Idealistic & How to Stay Young?” – Redefining Education and Childhood

The class examines why young people are especially idealistic, and how the goal is not to become “adulterated” and lose that idealism with age. Every society has a measuring stick: primitive man measured by one’s physical strength, western man- by his money or prestige. Accordingly, women and children are generally going to be second-class. Judaism measures …

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