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THE CONTINUITY OF THE BIBLE

[Series showing the progressive unfoldment of the Christ, Truth, throughout the Scriptures]

The Institution of the Passover

From the November 1964 issue of The Christian Science Journal


The plagues which came upon the Egyptians, as recorded in the book of Exodus, clearly resulted from their ruler's stubborn refusal to permit the Israelites to leave Egypt and worship their God in the wilderness. The final climactic stroke which brought Pharaoh and his people to their senses was the slaying of the eldest son of every Egyptian family in a single night.