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- After Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit, “their eyes were opened’ to the fact that they were naked (Genesis 3:7)
- On the way to Emmaus, after they ate the blessed bread, the followers of Jesus' “eyes were opened” and they recognized Jesus (Luke 24:30-31).
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- Jesus made his living as a carpenter with hammer, wood, and nails.
- Jesus was killed by the Romans who used a hammer, wood, and nails.
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- Moses wandered in the desert for 40 years (Numbers 32:13) after coming up out of the water of the Red Sea.
- Jesus wandered in the desert for 40 days (Mark 1:13) after coming up out of the water of the Jordan River.
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