Monthly Archives: September 2016

Desperate Faith and God’s Faithfulness

Mothers have been known to do desperate things to save their children from danger. Exodus 2:1-10 describes faith exercised in a desperate situation, but even more importantly, points you to God’s faithfulness in Christ. Trust God, even when times are … Continue reading

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Death or Life

Parents teach children to obey. Children are learning to respect authority. The Fifth Commandment ties that obedience to obeying God. But there are limits to obedience to human authority. Exodus 1:11-22 gives a powerful example of when God’s people must … Continue reading

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A King Who Did Not Know Joseph

An exit sign is important when you need to leave a room. The Book of Exodus recounts Israel leaving their slavery in Egypt. But it is not only an exit from Egypt. It is an exit in order to worship … Continue reading

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What a Fool Says

  What examples of folly come to your mind? In Psalm 14 David points to the ultimate folly. The fool speaks. To deny God is foolish. The fool speaks in his heart. His denial of God may be vocal and … Continue reading

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