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Sharing the Word for July 18, 2019

It is God's intent to lead the Israelites out of their slavery in Egypt and restore them to their ancestral homeland.

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Sharing the Word for July 17, 2019

God appears to Moses in a burning bush to give him preliminary instructions to lead God's people out of their Egyptian slavery.

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Sharing the Word for July 16, 2019

When Moses became an adult he took the law into his own hands and defended his Hebrew kinsmen against the power of the Egyptians.

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Sharing the Word for July 15, 2019 – Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 1

The Book of Genesis ends with Abraham's offspring living in comfort in Egypt. God's promises of progeny and prosperity had been fulfilled.

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Sharing the Word for July 13, 2019

Jacob wants his sons to bury him in Canaan with Abraham and Isaac. Joseph too makes them promise to take his bones back to Canaan when the time comes for the Israelites to return from Egypt.

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Sharing the Word for July 12, 2019

God had conferred Canaan on Jacob and his family. God promises that He will bring the family back again out of Egypt in His own time.

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Sharing the Word for July 11, 2019

To provide safety to Jacob's family, God had arranged to bring Joseph into Egypt, followed by Jacob's whole family. God provides for our well-being too.

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Sharing the Word for July 10, 2019

The hand of God works not only in visions and dreams, but in the seemingly detached decisions of men which God weaves into His divine plan.

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Sharing the Word for July 9, 2019

Up to the point of today's passage, Jacob was known mainly as an able deceiver. Now he is given the new name Israel, showing that he was to be the ancestor of God's chosen race.

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Sharing the Word for July 8, 2019 – Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 1

God reaches out to us and makes us part of His plans for His people--not because of our goodness, but simply because of God's providential choice.

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