Do you know that Moses is considered
a prophet amongst the Jews, Christians, Muslims and Bahais.
Do you know who the Bahais are?
Bahais believe and strive for the Unity of Mankind.
To come back to the story of Moses,
Moses was born much before Jesus Christ.
He was born when when an Egyptian
Pharaoh had decreed that all male children born to Hebrew slaves should be
Jochebed had a son, and she
kept him hidden for three months. When she could no longer hide him, rather than
have the child killed, she set the baby adrift on the Nile river.
of Pharaoh discovered the baby and adopted him as her son, and named
When Moses grew up, he wanted to
know how his people, who were slaves were faring.
Moses killed an Egyptian who was
mistreating a Hebrew.
The pharaoh would have killed Moses
had he not escaped to the Sinai peninsula.
Moses sojourned for forty years as a
One day, as Moses led his
flock, he saw a burning
God then spoke to Moses from the
bush, and commissioned him to go to Egypt and deliver his fellow Hebrews from
It was very difficult to persuade
Pharaoh to let the Hebrews free.
God, then sent ten plagues upon the
Egyptians. The Egyptians were so frightened that they ordered the Hebrews to
When God freed the Israelites the
latter were very happy at first but they had to cross a barren desert where
there was very little water or food.
God performed many miracles through
Moses. Once the latter hit the rock with a staff and sweet water poured out.
Moses was given 10 commandments by
God which are still laws today, and you know dear children, those laws are
common to many religions.
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