When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them on the road through the Philistine country, though that was shorter. For God said, “If they face war, they might change their minds and return to Egypt.”
So God led the people around by the desert road toward the Red Sea.[a] The Israelites went up out of Egypt ready for battle.
Summary: Exodus 13:17 - 14:31. The Israelites were on a Journey with God. What was it like? Was it easy? Why did God take them the long way? These questions are often questions that we ask when considering the Journey that we are on with God.
Summary: There were 2 ways from Egypt to Canaan: 1 straight & smooth direct to Canaan taking 4 or 5 days; the other was a crooked, winding, dry & difficult passage through the wilderness and that was the way God chose. Why?
Summary: 4 Points on learning how to deal with the "Wilderness Seasons" of our lives.
1. GOD WANTS TO DEVELOP A STEADFAST HEART WITHIN ME.
2. God leads us into seasons of growth and not gratification.
3. GOD WANTS TO DEVELOP THE COURAGE OF A WARRIOR.
Summary: One of the most difficult things that people find to do is to trust. To trust is something that we find very difficult because through our life all of us have been disappointed or betrayed by people that we have trusted.
Summary: The whole point of the exodus was to establish a worldwide reputation for God. The point of the ten plagues and miraculous Red Sea crossing was to demonstrate the incredible power of God on behalf of his chosen people.
The result of these great displays
Summary: This outline examines the claims of Bob Cornuke & Larry Williams and their video "The Search for the Real Mt. Sinai"
Much of this material comes from Tom Pickett