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This Week's Sermon - "Settlement, sovereigns, 
& schism" 


In our first exploration of Godís plan for his people we heard how God called Abraham to leave his home and take his family to settle in a land that he would be shown. We heard how God promised Abraham that he would be the founder of a great nation and that his descendents would live in this land. Last week we picked up the story at the point where Abrahamís descendents were living not in that land but in Egypt and far from possessing the land they were slaves of the Egyptians. Moses was called by God to lead the people out of Egypt back towards the Promised Land. The Hebrews went into the desert as an unruly bunch of individuals, unprepared to take any responsibil