/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// //#17 // /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// var username = "student"; var title="THE BURNING BUSH"; var title2="B S #17 Exodus 3 & 4"; var max=18; Text=new Array(20); aposstr=new String; speechstr=new String; aposstr="'"; speechstr='"'; for (var x=0; x<18;x++) { Text[x]=""; } max=18; Text[0]=" 1. The Pharaoh of Egypt died. The Egyptians were sad and mourned over him. They gave him a royal funeral."; Text[1]=" 2. Another man became Pharaoh. He kept on treating the Israelites as slaves. He forced them to work very hard and mistreated them."; Text[2]=" 3. In their great trouble and misery, the Israelites cried to God for help. God remembered His promises. The time had come to set His people free."; Text[3]=" 4. At this time Moses was watching over his father-in-law Jethro"+aposstr+"s sheep near Mount Sinai in the land of Midian."; Text[4]=" 5. One day Moses saw a bush burning. It burned and burned but did not burn up. Moses said to himself, "+speechstr+"I must see why the bush is not burnt."+speechstr+""; Text[5]=" 6. When he came near, a voice out of the burning bush said, "+speechstr+"Take off your shoes Moses and do not come near! I am the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. The time has come to set My people free."+speechstr+""; Text[6]=" 7. "+speechstr+"I will send you to Pharaoh,"+speechstr+" God said. Moses protested, "+speechstr+"Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and lead the children of Israel out of Egypt?"+speechstr+""; Text[7]=" 8. God answered, "+speechstr+"I will be with you. You and the people will worship Me at this mountain. Now, go, tell My people, '1 AM THAT I AM has sent me.' They will believe you."+speechstr+""; Text[8]=" 9. When Moses said, "+speechstr+"They will not believe me,"+speechstr+" God told him to throw his walking stick to the ground."; Text[9]=" 10. When Moses did this, the walking stick became a snake. Moses was afraid of it."; Text[10]=" 11. "+speechstr+"Pick it up by the tail,"+speechstr+" God told Moses. Moses did this, and it became his stick again. "+speechstr+"Do this so that My people will believe that I sent you,"+speechstr+" God said to Moses."; Text[11]=" 12. God also told Moses, "+speechstr+"Put your hand under your coat."+speechstr+" When Moses did this and pulled it out, his hand was white with leprosy. When he put it back under his coat the hand became well again."; Text[12]=" 13. "+speechstr+"If they do not believe these two signs,"+speechstr+" God said, "+speechstr+"then pour water from the Nile on the ground. It will become blood."+speechstr+""; Text[13]=" 14. Moses still protested, "+speechstr+"I cannot speak well. Please send someone else."+speechstr+""; Text[14]=" 15. God became very angry and told Moses, "+speechstr+"Your brother Aaron is coming to meet you. He will talk for you."+speechstr+" So finally Moses agreed to go to Pharaoh."; Text[15]=" 16. For Moses it was a long, long way back from Mount Sinai through the wilderness to the land of Egypt."; Text[16]=" 17. He took with him his wife and sons and began the long trip back to Egypt, where he had been born and educated."; Text[17]=" 18. On the way Aaron met Moses and went with him to Egypt as God had promised."; // *** POSITIONING AND STYLES ********************************************* //**DO NOT EDIT THIS ***** //*********************** //************************