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Exodus 2: The Beginning of Moses, a Type of Christ

Moses was born of Levite parents. Because of the Pharaoh’s command to kill all Hebrew new born males, his mother hid him for three months and then had his sister place him in a floating ark in the Nile river. … Continue reading

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Exodus 1: An Unknown King of Egypt

The generation of Joseph and his brothers passes away but their descendants grew in number to perhaps millions. A new king of Egypt who did not know Joseph feared their numbers and decided to put them into slavery. He told … Continue reading

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Illumination – A Scifi Short Story

The following is a short story about a man who is seeking healing and the nature of God. Hope you like it. Illumination The doctor was kind but how can a prognosis of months of life remaining be accepted kindly. … Continue reading

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Free Ebook: A Layman’s Commentary On Genesis

This is a compilation of 50, one-page summaries/opinions on each chapter of Genesis. It is based on my blogs on Genesis and includes some original art work as well. Download it here: or read it online here:

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Genesis 36: Edom, the Land of Esau

Edom is the land southeast of the Dead Sea. Edom means red and may have come from Esau’s selling of his birthright for red soup or it could have come from the red limestone hills of Edom. Edom was populated … Continue reading

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Why a cross?

Jesus could have died many ways but why did God use the cross? Does the cross symbol have special meaning to God? Christ could have been beaten to death, killed with a sword, hung, burned on a stake, thrown to … Continue reading

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Jesus Painting

I don’t believe Jesus looked like the GQ boys that he is often portrayed. He probably had relatively short hair, a beard (especially after he came back from his ordeal in the desert unless he carried a shaver with him), … Continue reading

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Genesis 35: Jacob Now Called Israel

Jacob packs up and leaves for Bethel. The people of the land did not attack Jacob because of a fear of his God that had been instilled in them. God appears again to Jacob and renews his promises of blessing … Continue reading

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Genesis 34: The Rape of Dinah

Leah’s daughter, Dinah, decided to check out the young girls of Shechem and the leader of the city’s son, also named Shechem, got involved with her and took her home and basically raped her. He then wanted her for a … Continue reading

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Genesis 32: Jacob Wrestles with God

While Jacob is traveling south, he meets some angels. He wants to give Esau a heads-up that he is coming and so sends some messengers ahead to warn him but they return with the news that Esau and 400 armed … Continue reading

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