The Twelve Stone Altars In Front of Mount Sinai

“Make an altar of earth for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, your sheep and goats and your cattle. Wherever I cause my name to be honored, I will come to you and bless you.  If you make an altar of stones for me, do not build it with dressed stones,…

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Elijah’s Cave

There he went into a cave and spent the night. And the word of the Lord came to him: “What are you doing here, Elijah?” (1KIngs19:9, NIV) God who comes to us through His word… Elijah’s cave is a place where we can encounter God who manifests Himself through a quiet voice to draw us out of the…

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The stream in front of Mount Sinai

And he took the calf the people had made and burned it in the fire; then he ground it to powder, scattered it on the water and made the Israelites drink it (Exodus 32:20, NIV) This event was described in one simple sentence, so it is easy to overlook. But it is a little odd that Moses ground…

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The Ancient Tomb where 23,000 were buried

“The Levites did as Moses commanded, and that day about three thousand of the people died” (Exodus 32:28). “We should not commit sexual immorality, as some of them did—and in one day twenty-three thousand of them died” (1Corinthians 10:8, NIV). “And the Lord struck the people with a plague because of what they did with…

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The Image of the Golden Calf

“When the people saw that Moses was so long in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said, “Come, make us gods who will go before us. As for this fellow Moses who brought us up out of Egypt, we don’t know what has happened to him.” Aaron answered them, “Take off the gold earrings that your…

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The Land of Midian and the Red Sea

It is an important key to discovering the pathway of exodus from Egypt to know where the land of Midian is. The land of Midian is where Moses ran away and settled down, and also where Jethro’s home town was. This is precisely where the Mountain Sinai is located.  Similarly, the pathway out of Egypt…

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The Pinnacle of The Mount Sinai

“Then Moses led the people out of the camp to meet with God, and they stood at the foot of the mountain.  Mount Sinai was covered with smoke, because the Lord descended on it in fire. The smoke billowed up from it like smoke from a furnace, and the whole mountain trembled violently” (Exodus 19:17-18, NIV). Mountain Sinai is a holy place…

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The Rock at Rephidim and Jehovah-Nissi

The need for water became an ongoing issue for the two million Israelites who were travelling in the wilderness. They needed water again at the foot of the Mountain Sinai upon coming out of Elim. I will stand there before you by the rock at Horeb. Strike the rock, and water will come out of it for the…

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Elim

Though it was soon after witnessing the incredible miracle of parting of the Red Sea, the Israelites started to gumble as they faced the issues of the basic need to eat.   Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea and they went into the Desert of Shur. For three days they traveled in the desert without…

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Moses’ Well: The he met Zippora

When Pharaoh heard of this, he tried to kill Moses, but Moses fled from Pharaoh and went to live in Midian, where he sat down by a well.  Now a priest of Midian had seven daughters, and they came to draw water and fill the troughs to water their father’s flock (Exodus 2:15-16, NIV).   As Exodus from Egypt was considered to…

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