The Bible Project | – Moses and Aaron

After God appoints Moses to confront Pharaoh and lead the Israelites out of slavery, they come to Mount Sinai, where God invites them to become “a kingdom of priests.” But things do not go as planned for the Israelites. In this video, we explore the beginning of the failed priesthood and the need for the ultimate royal priest, who will intercede on behalf of his people and offer his life for the failures of others.

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  1. One thing I love about this channel is how accessible it is. It’s never overbearing with the text and the animations are beautiful and provide a bit more intrigue. This channel is perfect for newcomers who are mildly interested and for Christians looking to bolster their study of the word. Keep up the wonderful work! God bless all of you in the Bible project and all those who watch your videos!

  2. "Wōdanaz or Wōđinaz is the reconstructed Proto-Germanic name of a god of Germanic paganism, known as Odin in Norse mythology, Wōden in Old English, Wodan or Wotan in Old High German and Godan in the Lombardic language."

    "The earliest written form of the Germanic word God comes from the 6th-century Christian Codex Argenteus. The English word itself is derived from the Proto-Germanic * ǥuđan."

    "The English word god comes from the Old English god, which itself is derived from the Proto-Germanic *ǥuđán. Its cognates in other Germanic languages include guþ, gudis (both Gothic), guð (Old Norse), god (Old Saxon, Old Frisian, and Old Dutch), and got (Old High German)."

    Every time that Christians use the word "God" they are referring to older polytheism that came before Christianity.

  3. It certainly seems like Aaron deserves some / a lot of blame for the golden calf incident. Nevertheless, here is some commentary I found interesting from Dennis Prager's The Rational Bible Exodus on the topic.

    Aaron said to them, "Take off the gold rings that are on the ears of your wives, your sons, and your daughters, and bring them to me." Exodus 32.2

    Prager: Aaron is in a terrible quandary. On the one hand, he fears what has become a mob – and who knows what this mob will do to him? On the other hand, he does not want to betray God and his brother Moses. So he tries several times to stall and undermine the people's plans without directly opposing them. Here, for example, he insists the people surrender their precious jewelry, in the hope that having to part with their most valuable material possessions will dissuade them from idolatry.

    As for how this band of recently freed slaves acquired all this jewelry, undoubtedly it was the gold and silver they were given by the people of Egypt. The Egyptians were generous with their jewelry of precious metals in their desires to quickly be rid of the Israelites, whose presence brought such disaster upon them (Exodus 12:35-36).

  4. You guys have been very helpful with understanding the Bible in a more birds eye view perspective, seeing the bigger picture. Im glad your channel was the first to pop up when i typed "Bible" on YT while I was new in the faith, and I have learned so much ever since. All Glory be to God for the work you do. And may God Bless you guys even more.

    I just wish the videos to be longer hehe. How to support your ministry?