| Quote #7
"Now let me alone, so that my wrath may burn hot against them and I may consume them; and of you I will make a great nation." (NRSV 32:10)
Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation. (KJV 32:10)
Sound familiar? This is the exact same phrase that God used with the patriarchs in Genesis. New covenant, anyone? This is the ultimate prize. Having your own clan was like winning the lottery.
And hey, does anyone else think that Exodus's God tends to do better with individuals than with the masses? Just a thought.