Monthly Archives: November 2016

A Song of Thanksgiving

Before you started on the turkey, did you list things for which to be thankful? And did you thank God? Long before the Pilgrims celebrated Thanksgiving, God’s people on the eastern shore of the sea did so. See Exodus 15 … Continue reading

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Cloud and Sea, Life and Death

How can you be sure that God is with you? For Israel, as recorded in Exodus 14, it was clear: by day look for a pillar of cloud, at night, a pillar of fire. It represented the glory of the … Continue reading

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Passover

“Israel is my firstborn son, let my son go,” had been the Lord’s command to Pharaoh. He had refused, and the plagues began. As you come to Exodus 12, you find that this tenth plague is not just one more, … Continue reading

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A Noticeable Difference

  Some differences are important, others not so much. The crucially important difference is the one that God makes. In the midst of the plagues God brought on Egypt, he made a difference between his people and those who opposed … Continue reading

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