The Lord has delivered the Israelites, they have broken out in song with praise and thanksgiving, and now they encounter their first hurdle on the other side of the Red Sea. We might hope that they would continue to be filled with trust in God who just rescued them from the mightiest army on earth,
Music is a universal language and for the Israelites it is the only fitting language to express their gratitude for the God who has delivered them from hundreds of years of slavery. In a beautiful moment in the Bible, the entire nation is moved to a song by gratitude to the Lord with sincere faith.
The moment has come! Pharaoh's army is devastated by God when the chariots are "cast into the water" and the people are finally freed from slavery. This remarkably simply told story is a pivot point in the history of Israel and one of the most important themes retold all throughout the scriptures.
The Ten Commandments begin with our relationship with God and ultimately end with our relationships with others. Today's conversation explores what we can learn about what God expects for his followers and what implications that has for our Christian discipleship. Turns out, the framers of the
God goes to war with Egypt, harnessing the power of the clouds and fire, and if that wasn't enough, he creates a road through the Red Sea for the people of Israel to escape the oncoming Egyptian army. For just a moment, imagine standing in the middle of the sea, surrounded by walls of water, and you
Not surprisingly, God has hardened Pharaoh's heart again and now the people of Israel stand in between the most powerful army on earth and a sea that prevents their escape. What can they do (besides complain)? Moses offers a passionate speech reminding them that they can put their trust in God, and
When God delivers the people from Egypt, the work immediately begins the work to get Egypt out of them. It begins with new worship practices to teach future generations about God's deliverance and continues with God's miraculous leading of the people with a pillar of fire and smoke. Don't miss
Today is the day of deliverance! The people of Israel freed from Egypt as they are finally able to go and worship God in the wilderness. God provides for their needs and their souls by instituting the Passover and teaching the people how it should be passed from one generation to the next. Don't