Tag Archives: maveth – death/plague – Strong’s H4194

Exodus 10:1–13:16: Make me unleavened

When we observe the commandments of God, we are like  unleavened bread, flatbread, called matzot in Hebrew. There’s nothing added, nothing taken out. So we are not to add to God’s commandments, and we are not to treat any traditions we keep on the same level as God’s commandments.

In the Torah reading Bo (“come,” Exodus 10:1–13:16), we learn that matzot gives you life, but it also gives you some affliction and difficulty. God’s mitzvot are the same, they give us life but they also bring some difficulty to life.

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Numbers 33:28-56: Lessons of the Exodus and wanderings: Mithkah to Abel-Shittim

Why is it that God specifically told Moses to write down these places? We may not have a complete picture of it but God did not ask Moses to write this down just for the sake of history. As in parts 1 and 2 of this discussion of Numbers 33, we see there’s a bigger picture to be found in the names of these places that Moses records and we endeavor to discover God’s picture.

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