The beautiful Bahamas. Stunningly clear turquoise waters; white sandy beaches; sunny days with warm winds blowing gently and balmy evenings beneath the stars. You might think I am being hired to write tourist brochures for the fabled islands of New Providence, Bimini, and Eleuthera.

But no; I just returned from teaching "Contemporary Lessons from the Exodus" at a weeklong Passover Conference in Nassau. What I remember is not so much the natural beauty, though that was certainly striking. Not even the glowing descriptions from my friend, the distinguished Bahamas-based pastor Myles Munroe, prepared me for what I found.

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Have you ever heard someone say, ‘Everything works together for good’? That’s a quote from Rav Shaul. But is that saying true even if people choose to disobey God’s commands?

The life of Samson offers a good answer to this question. Young Samson demands of his parents, “I have seen a Philistine woman in Timnah; now get her for me as my wife.”

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Inside the most Holy Place of God’s sanctuary God had Moses place an Ark covered with gold. Of the three items God commanded to be placed inside this ark, one was a bowl of God manna.

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names of GodWhat is God's name?  Some say it is so sacred that it cannot be said.  Some people say we must call him Jehovah; some say we must call Him Yahweh. But what does the Bible say?

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