The Children of Israel are fleeing slavery in Egypt. The Red Sea is a barrier across their path to Sinai, and Pharoah and his army are in pursuit. A miracle saves them - the waters are rolled back, and they cross on dry land. What does this story mean, in the internal sense? continue reading.
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Cain and Abel were the first two sons of Adam and Eve. Cain is a farmer - a "tiller of the ground", and Abel is a shepherd. They brings gifts, offerings, to the Lord. Abel's gift is accepted, and Cain's is refused. Cain gets angry, and murders Abel. What's this story about? Why is it in the Bible? continue reading.