How did God lead the Israelites through the wilderness?
a. By the Law he gave at Sinai b. Each night he told Moses where to lead them the next day. c. A pillar of cloud by day, a pillar of fire by night d. Bread crumbs AMAZING FACTS The word manna is Hebrew for “What is it?” Stuff You Probably Know 13 YOU SAW IT HERE FIRST Nose Ring You think Generation X invented nose rings? Try Generation Y2KBC. Abraham’s servant paid for his stay in Rebekah’s home by giving her a gold nose ring and two bracelets (Gen. 24:22). Love Story “Rachel was lovely in form, and beautiful. Jacob was in love with Rachel.” In fact, he offered to work seven years for her father in order to win her hand in marriage. When the father tricked Jacob into marrying Rachel’s sister, Jacob had to work another seven years to get the woman he loved. BRAIN STUFF Getting confused about the order of those Old Testament patriarchs-Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph? Remember: They’re in alphabetical order. WHAT’S THE SAME? (What do these things have in common?) The sea the Israelites