Posts Tagged ‘chocolate’

“The earth beneath them opened its mouth and swallowed them and their houses, and all the men who were with Korach and all the property.” (Numbers 16:32)

Questions: What horrible thing would someone have to do to make the earth swallow them whole? What responsibilities does a leader have? When is power used for a good thing? For a bad thing? Can one lead and still stay humble? Is there such a thing as wanting too much power? Can such desires cause earthquakes? Did Korach and his men deserve what they got?

Ideas: Make a small incision down the center of any loaf or round cake to represent the opening in the earth, earthquake parfaits can be made by layering pudding and cookie crumbs – anywhere you take a bite the earth caves in!


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“They obscured the view of all the earth, and the earth became darkened.” (Exodus 10:15)

“And there was thick darkness over the entire land of Egypt for three days.” (Exodus 10:22)

Questions: What is the difference between obscuring the view of the earth and the earth becoming darkened? Why are we informed a few verses later that “there was thick darkness”? Didn’t we already know this? And if not, what is the difference between thick darkness and regular darkness?

Ideas: Brownies or any other type of dark chocolate cake, dark chocolate or chocolate liqueur. Cookies or candy with a “hidden treasure” center. Make sure to dim the lights and snack at midnight!

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