The biblical Moses, portrayed here as a shepherd in a print by contemporary Israeli artist Mordechai Beck, protectively clasps a sheep in his arms. Read "Who Was Moses? Was He More than an Exodus Hero?" at Bible History Daily.
Harriet Tubman marries John Tubman. In 1844 at the age of 25, she married John Tubman, a free African American who did not share her dream.Since she was a slave, she knew there could be a chance that she could be sold and her marriage would be split apart. Harriet dreamed of traveling north. There, she would be free and would not have to worry about having her marriage split up by the slave trade. She said she would go by herself. He told her that if she ran off, he would tell her master.
The Sarajevo Haggadah is anilluminated manuscript that contains the illustrated traditional text of thePassover Haggadah which accompanies the Passover Seder. It is one of the oldest Sephardic Haggadahs in the world, originating in Barcelona around
Map of ALL the land promised to Abraham and his descendants......the Promised Land. Gen 15:18 - On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, “To your offspring I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates, 19 - the land of the Kenites, the Kenizzites, the Kadmonites, 20 - the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaim, 21 - the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites and the Jebusites.”
I love reading about the call on Moses' life. Exodus 3:11 is his immediate response to God's order to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. Moses says "Who am I to appear before Pharaoh? Who am I to lead the people of Israel out of Egypt?" Moses was giving an expression here of inadequacy for such a serious mission. He was just a mere shepherd in Midian what could he do? But God's calling on our life has nothing to do with us.
Mary Fields was born a slave on this date in 1832. She was a Black entrepreneur and stagecoach driver. Fields was a gun-totin' female in the American Wild West who was six feet tall, powerful, and she carried a pair of six-shooters and an eight or ten-gauge shotgun. Mary became a U.S. mail coach driver for the Cascade County region of central Montana in 1895. She and her mule, Moses, never missed a day, and it was in this aptitude that she became a legend in her own time, Stage Coach Mary!