/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// //#18 // /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// var username = "student"; var title='Pharaoh says "No"'; var title2="B S #18, Exodus 5-10"; Text=new Array(20); aposstr=new String; speechstr=new String; aposstr="'"; speechstr='"'; for (var x=0; x<21;x++) { Text[x]=""; } max=20; Text[0]=" 1. In Egypt, Moses and Aaron gathered the leaders of the children of Israel and told them all that God had said. The leaders believed and were happy to know God had remembered them in their troubles and misery."; Text[1]=" 2. Then Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said, "+speechstr+"The Lord God of Israel says, "+aposstr+"Let My people go that they may celebrate a feast in the wilderness."+aposstr+" "+speechstr+" Pharaoh said, "+speechstr+"Who is the Lord that I should obey Him?"+speechstr+""; Text[2]=" 3. Pharaoh told his overseers, "+speechstr+"No longer give straw to the Israelites. They must now gather their own straw and still make the same number of bricks as before."+speechstr+""; Text[3]=" 4. The Egyptian bosses beat the Israelites for not making enough bricks."; Text[4]=" 5. When the Israelites protested to Pharaoh, they were told, "+speechstr+"Get back to work. You won"+aposstr+"t get any more straw, but you must make the same amount of bricks as before."+speechstr+""; Text[5]=" 6. After the Israelite leaders had scolded him and Aaron for causing this trouble, Moses prayed to God. God told him, "+speechstr+"Wait and see what I will do to Pharaoh. I will keep My promise to set My people free. But, at first, Pharaoh will not listen to you."+speechstr+""; Text[6]=" 7. When they went back to Pharaoh, Aaron threw down Moses"+aposstr+" walking stick and it became a snake. When Pharaoh"+aposstr+"s magicians threw down their sticks, they also became snakes. But Aaron"+aposstr+"s snake ate up all the other snakes."; Text[7]=" 8. God now told Moses to hold his walking stick over the Nile River. Its water turned to blood. For a week no one could drink it. The fish died, and the water began to stink. But Pharaoh would not listen to God."; Text[8]=" 9. Then God sent frogs. They were everywhere. Pharaoh begged, "+speechstr+"Ask God to take the frogs away."+speechstr+" When the frogs were gone, Pharaoh changed his mind and would not let Israel go."; Text[9]=" 10. Next God sent lice or stinging insects throughout all the land of Egypt. Pharaoh"+aposstr+"s magicians tried to make them go away but could not. "+speechstr+"This is the finger of God,"+speechstr+" the magicians told Pharaoh."; Text[10]=" 11. Next God sent a plague of flies on all Egypt, except in Goshen where the Israelites lived."; Text[11]=" 12. Pharaoh now promised Moses, "+speechstr+"I will let Israel go if God will take away the flies."+speechstr+" Moses warned, "+speechstr+"Be sure you do not change your mind again!"+speechstr+""; Text[12]=" 13. But Pharaoh did change his mind again! So God sent sickness on the cattle and sheep, the camels and the donkeys in the fields. They died. But the animals of the children of Israel in Goshen did not die."; Text[13]=" 14. Then God told Moses to throw soot up toward heaven. Moses did this while Pharaoh watched."; Text[14]=" 15. Now the Egyptians got painful boils. The magicians of Pharaoh became sick too. But Pharaoh again refused to let the children of Israel go."; Text[15]=" 16. God told Moses, "+speechstr+"Tell Pharaoh I will send a heavy hail with thunder and lightning."+speechstr+" The hail fell only in the land of Egypt, not in Goshen where the Israelites lived."; Text[16]=" 17. Moses and Aaron warned Pharaoh, "+speechstr+"God will send locusts to eat all that the hail did not destroy."+speechstr+" Pharaoh tried to make a deal with Moses but he would not let Israel go."; Text[17]=" 18. Swarms of locusts now came and ate the wheat and everything else that was green. Pharaoh begged, "+speechstr+"Moses, ask God to take the locusts away."+speechstr+""; Text[18]=" 19. Next God caused a thick darkness to come over Egypt. But in the houses of the Israelites there was light."; Text[19]=" 20. Pharaoh tried again to make a deal, but Moses said, "+speechstr+"No!"+speechstr+" Then Pharaoh became very angry. "+speechstr+"Get out!"+speechstr+" he said, "+speechstr+"the next time you see me you will die."+speechstr+" Moses and Aaron left and did not come back."; // *** POSITIONING AND STYLES ********************************************* //**DO NOT EDIT THIS ***** //*********************** //************************