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B’Shalach 2021|| Brittney Scott

B’Shalach/”When He Sent Away”, Exodus 13:17-17:16, details the exit of Israel from Egypt, as well as the beginning of their wilderness journey.  At first glance, one would think this is the culmination, the moment everyone has been waiting for!  430 years of bondage have come to an end, and Israel has been …

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B’Shalach 2020 || Pastor David Mathews

Exodus 13:17–17:16 When he let go… I.       Today’s Parsha title, בשלח, B’shalach, seems anti-climatic based on the previous chapters dealing with the confrontation with Pharaoh and subsequent plagues. Thus, the title seems innocuous being simply translated ‘When he let go’, as in when Pharaoh made his decision. However, remembering that Pharaoh is …

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B’Shalach 2017 by Pastor David Mathews

  Exodus 13:17–17:16. With all the focus on Israel leaving Egypt, there’s an interesting, yet overlooked statement in the first verse of the parsha that is seldom understood: It is so powerful, that our entire teaching will be devoted to gaining a fundamental understanding of it’s portent! Unleash the Hounds! …