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Green serpentNow here's a question: why is Evil shown as a serpent? Snakes of course can be poisonous, dangerous - but there are lots of other creatures who can harm us. Why choose a snake?  If you'd been an ancient Israelite, you'd have known the answer.

Statue of an ancient Egyptian manThe most famous Pharaoh was the one whom Moses confronted. This Pharaoh, possibly Ramses II, was forced to let Moses lead the Israelites out of Egypt, and in the Bible story Pharaoh died by drowning in the Sea of Reeds.

The history behind this is much debated, but it is safe to say that the personality of Ramses II fits the picture of a ruler who would brook no disobedience.

The story of the Hebrew's enslavement in Egypt and eventual escape is one of the pivotal themes in the Bible. It has shaped Judaism ever since.    Read more...

In that fateful Passover week, Judas did the unthinkable. He colluded with the authorities so that they couldBad of money arrest Jesus - and what's more, did it for money.

But is it that simple? Did he do it just for the money? Surely that's unlikely. Someone trusted by everyone and exposed to Jesus' magnetism and ideals couldn't have done what Judas did just for money.

So why did he do it? Was there some connection between the event immediately beforehand, when Jesus attacked the money-changers in the Temple? Was there some dreadful quarrel about the way that money ought to be used?    


Pontius Pilate condemns Jesus of Nazareth

Pontius Pilate condemns Jesus of Nazareth

       Bible Study Resource for wicked men and women in the Old and New Testaments 

 Goliath, the Serpent, the Levite, Pharaoh, Nebuchadnezzar, Jezebel, Judas, Pontius Pilate, King Herod, Herod Antipas

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