Exodus

When faith makes things worse.

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At this point in our story, God’s people are suffering as slaves under the hand of Pharaoh, which begs the question, if God rules the universe, why are His people suffering? Could it be that God’s people are lacking in faith? Maybe if they had more faith, their troubles would turn around and all their dark clouds […]

Exodus

But God!

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In Exodus 3 Moses had an encounter with God that set the stage for the rest of Exodus. God revealed Himself as the great rescuer of Israel, and Moses as the vessel He would accomplish it through. But, instead of rejoicing over this incredible opportunity to be used by God, Moses started making excuses of […]

Exodus

Wrong Question

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In chapter 3 of Exodus, we come to one of those very familiar Sunday School flannelgraph moments. It’s the moment when God appears to Moses in the burning bush, revealing to Moses who He is, so Moses could stop worrying so much about who he was not. The day began like every other normal day. […]

Exodus

The Real Hero

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Every really great story begins with a hero who is called upon to make wrongs right, cause good to triumph over evil, and win the day. In the second chapter of Exodus, we are told a birth story about a baby who would be named Moses, which leads us to believe he will be the […]

Exodus

Our Journey Begins

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Today we begin a journey through one of the greatest stories every told. It’s a story about slavery and redemption, struggle and triumph, hurt and heroism, bondage and freedom. It’s a story not so much about a people or a hero, but a story about a great God who fights for His own and comes […]