The Brick Bible Presents Brick Exodus
Brendan Powell Smith
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
NOTE TO PARENTS: This book is intended for older children, teens and adults. For younger children, please search Amazon for The Brick Bible for Kids series of picture books.
Master LEGO builder, photographer, and storyteller Brendan Powell Smith has created new interest in the Bible and its stories his Brick Bible books and website. His widely popular The Brick Bible: A New Spin on the Old Testament brings together the major books of the Old Testament, illustrated entirely in LEGO bricks. Now, for the first time and in a smaller, more portable format, The Brick Bible Presents Brick Exodus engages readers with the stories from the second book of the Pentateuch. You can now follow Moses's journey throughout the Book of Exodus, illustrated entirely with LEGO bricks. Inside you'll find highlighted:
Baby Moses's journey in a reed basket down the Nile
The seven deadly plagues that struck Egypt
The parting of the Red Sea
The Israelites' time in the desert
The burning bush on Mount Sinai
The presentation of the Ten Commandments
The burning of the golden calf
And much more!
The Brick Bible Presents Brick Exodus contains more than sixty illustrations and exciting additional scenes never before in print! Set in comic book style, the iconic scenes from these well-known Bible stories jump off the page. It is a must-have book for any religious family member, Sunday school classroom, or LEGO nut.
MOSES THROW IT IN THE AIR IN SIGHT OF PHARAOH. IT WILL BECOME A FINE DUST OVER THE WHOLE OF EGYPT AND CAUSE FESTERING BOILS ON PEOPLE AND ANIMALS.” SO THEY TOOK ASHES FROM THE FURNACE AND STOOD IN FRONT OF PHARAOH, AND MOSES THREW IT IN THE AIR. AND ON PEOPLE AND ON ANIMALS IT CAUSED FESTERING BOILS. THEN MOSES EXTENDED HIS STAFF TOWARD THE SKY. AND YAHWEH SENT HAIL THAT STRUCK DOWN ANYTHING THAT WAS IN THE FIELDS, BOTH PEOPLE AND ANIMALS. IT DESTROYED EVERYTHING THAT GROWS IN THE FIELDS AND
PRECAUTIONS TO STOP THEM FROM INCREASING ANY FURTHER, OR IF WAR SHOULD BREAK OUT, THEY MIGHT JOIN THE RANKS OF OUR ENEMIES, AND THEY MIGHT TAKE UP ARMS AGAINST US.” ACCORDINGLY THEY PUT TASKMASTERS OVER THE ISRAELITES TO WEAR THEM DOWN BY FORCED LABOR. THE KING OF EGYPT THEN SPOKE TO THE HEBREW MIDWIVES, SHIPHRAH AND PUAH. “WHEN YOU ATTEND HEBREW WOMEN IN CHILDBIRTH,” HE SAID, “EXAMINE THE CHILD. IF IT IS A BOY, KILL HIM. IF IT IS A GIRL, LET HER LIVE.” BUT THE MIDWIVES WERE GOD-FEARING WOMEN
NIGHTS, EATING AND DRINKING NOTHING, AND ON THE TABLETS HE WROTE THE WORDS OF THE COVENANT—THE TEN WORDS. YAHWEH SPOKE TO MOSES AND SAID, “MAKE ME A SANCTUARY SO I CAN DWELL AMONG THE PEOPLE. YOU MUST MAKE IT ALL ACCORDING TO THE DESIGNS FOR THE DWELLING THAT I SHALL NOW SHOW YOU.” “MAKE ME AN ARK OF ACACIA WOOD. OVERLAY IT WITH PURE GOLD, BOTH INSIDE AND OUT. CAST FOUR GOLD RINGS AND FIX THEM TO THE FOUR SUPPORTS. MAKE POLES OF ACACIA WOOD AND OVERLAY THEM WITH GOLD AND PASS THEM THROUGH THE
MOSES, AND THE DWELLING WAS ERECTED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE FIRST MONTH OF THE SECOND YEAR. THEN THE CLOUD COVERED THE TENT OF MEETING, AND THE GLORY OF YAHWEH FILLED THE DWELLING. THROUGHOUT THEIR JOURNEYS, WHENEVER THE CLOUD ROSE FROM THE DWELLING, THE ISRAELITES WOULD MOVE ONWARD. BUT IF THE CLOUD DID NOT RISE, THEY WOULD NOT MOVE ON UNTIL THE DAY IT ROSE UP. AND AT NIGHT THERE WAS FIRE INSIDE THE CLOUD FOR THE WHOLE HOUSE OF ISRAEL TO SEE THROUGHOUT THEIR TRAVELS.
SHE SAID, “THIS IS ONE OF THE LITTLE HEBREWS.” THE CHILD’S SISTER SAID TO PHARAOH’S DAUGHTER, “SHALL I GO AND FIND A HEBREW WOMAN TO NURSE THE CHILD FOR YOU?” “YES,” SAID PHARAOH’S DAUGHTER. AND THE GIRL WENT AND CALLED THE CHILD’S OWN MOTHER. PHARAOH’S DAUGHTER SAID TO HER, “TAKE THIS CHILD AWAY AND NURSE IT FOR ME. I SHALL PAY YOU MYSELF FOR DOING SO.” SO THE WOMAN TOOK THE CHILD AWAY AND NURSED IT. WHEN THE CHILD GREW UP, SHE BROUGHT HIM TO PHARAOH’S DAUGHTER, WHO TREATED HIM LIKE A SON.