When Moses runs from Egypt, he runs from his entire known life. When Moses runs, he runs away from his dual identity as Egyptian and Hebrew. When Moses marries a Midianite, he settles down in a new kind of life, maybe even hoping that he could leave it all behind. But amidst it all, God hears the
When Moses sees and Egyptian striking a Hebrew, Moses strikes the Egyptian to death. When Moses sees a Hebrew striking another Hebrew, he comes to the life changing realization that is wholly at home with either his kinsfolk or his adoptive family. Moses ends this scene alone, at the edge of a well,
The Westminster Catechism starts with the fundamental assumption that every person has a calling to know God and to enjoy him forever. That calling then leads us to a fuller understanding of who God is and how he has chosen to reveal himself. These first six questions may be short, but they open a
The story of Moses' birth is so much more than just an incredible story. It symbolizes God's ability to create new moments from difficult circumstances and, simultaneously, it unambiguously shows that God is able to rule and overrule the kingdoms and powers of the world. Moses means, "drawn out" and
In this introductory class, Pastor Michael explores the variety of challenges that stand in the way of a in depth study of the life and ministries of the 12 Disciples.
When Shiphrah and Puah stand up to Pharaoh God blesses them. That said, when Pharaoh realizes that the people continue to grow in strength and number, he calls upon the entire nation to destroy their boy children. Amidst the deepening atrocities, the people of Israel stand in even greater need of
When two women fear God more than they fear Pharaoh, they stand up to power and therefore change the course of history. Today we meet Shiphrah and Puah, whose bravery and strength of faith challenged the most powerful man on earth. Since we are just starting this journey together, be sure to
When Pharoah discovers that the people continue to grow in strength and number, he begins to persecute them horribly. Each passing verse makes it clear that the situation is becoming more and more dire for the people of Israel and sets the story on course for a collision between Pharoah and the God