Prophets, Serpents, and the Rise and Fall of the Shez Dynasty

How is it that Heth, the son of Com, embrace secret plans of old when the people doing the secret planning were all dead? All of Akish's family died in self-destruction. Then I realized the secret plans didn't start with Akish's family. They may have among the Jaredites but that isn't the original source. They … Continue reading Prophets, Serpents, and the Rise and Fall of the Shez Dynasty

Egypt’s Plagues Begin

Boom! Chapter 8! The plagues begin. God tells Moses to go to Pharaoh again to let his people go. If he will not, God will smite the land with frogs. The Plague of Frogs It's not like God isn't being reasonable. He has given Pharaoh plenty of opportunities to let the people go. He has … Continue reading Egypt’s Plagues Begin

The First Great Fall of the Jaredites

Because of Akish's secret combinations, the kingdom is overthrown. Here is the cool part though, chapter 9 verse 3. The Lord is merciful unto Omer and his family. The Lord warns him in a dream to leave the land before he is killed. He departs the land with his family and travels many days. They … Continue reading The First Great Fall of the Jaredites

A River of Blood

Moses goes before the Lord and asks, "Why are you treating this people so badly? Why did you send me to do this thing?" I think Moses is feeling pretty down about his duties. I thought I was supposed to deliver this people. Am I doing something wrong? Why me? Remember, he had talked to … Continue reading A River of Blood

Secret Combinations Near and Far

The daughter of Jared's plan is this: Send for Akish, son of Kimnor (also a friend of Omer, the King). And, being fair, will dance before him and Akish will desire her to wife. JaredĀ  (her father) is supposed to say that he will agree to the marriage if Akish brings Jared the head of … Continue reading Secret Combinations Near and Far