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The Miracle of the Manna (Exodus 16:1-36)

The Miracle of the Manna (Exodus 16:1-36)

The miraculous story of bread descending from heaven is described in the book of Exodus. Its themes include dependence on God, a test of faith and fair treatment for all. For Christians, this heavenly food, known as ‘manna’, came to be seen as a symbol of the Eucharist. After their escape from Egypt, the Israelites … Continue reading The Miracle of the Manna (Exodus 16:1-36)

Abraham sacrifices Isaac (Genesis 22:1-19)

Abraham sacrifices Isaac (Genesis 22:1-19)

The moving story of the sacrifice of Isaac is rich in significance. The book of Genesis tells us that God told Abraham to sacrifice his beloved son Isaac to him, on Mount Moriah. Abraham set out to do just that, taking the boy Isaac up the mountain and building an altar for the sacrifice. Only at … Continue reading Abraham sacrifices Isaac (Genesis 22:1-19)