Last week, I wrote about our “Red Sea roads” knowing that this week we’d be talking about the time in the wilderness, and that what seemed like a clean-cut story about the deliverance of God’s people from slavery and into “The Promised Land”, takes a turn into…well…literal nowhere. 1,032 more words
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Why do you stand afar off, O Lord?
Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?
How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? 601 more words
We have already detailed issues with how we look at life’s difficulties when we talked through Exodus 1. Remember that the Israelites were doing what they were supposed to be doing where God wanted them to be, and things still weren’t going well for them. 408 more words
In 5:1–9, we see the first confrontation between Moses and Aaron and Pharaoh, and it doesn’t go well. Pharaoh’s simple response is that he doesn’t know the Lord (YHWH). 346 more words