Contributed on Apr 28, 2018
Exodus transformed the Israelites in the same way the Resurrection transformed the disciples. We start on a new path and are no longer the same.
Exodus 12:14-24 14 This day shall be a day of remembrance for you. You shall celebrate it as a festival to the Lord; throughout your generations you shall observe it as a perpetual ordinance. 15 Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread; on the first day you shall remove leaven from your houses, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 12, 2018
In the first sermon, we discovered God had a plan. This week we look at what happens when God calls us. Explores not only God calling Moses, but also God calling others in Scripture. And we discover that when God calls, God delivers. God will be with us.
Last week we explored the story of the birth of Moses and how God was present in every single step of his rescue, even if God’s name was ever mentioned. God had a plan. Today we will explore the calling of God into that plan. Just as Moses and every other person called by God was surprised, we ...read more
Contributed on Apr 7, 2018
Like Jesus in a manger, the birth of Moses tells us much about the nature of God and his willingness to identify with the marginalized.
2 Now a man from the house of Levi went and married a Levite woman. 2 The woman conceived and bore a son; and when she saw that he was a fine baby, she hid him three months. 3 When she could hide him no longer she got a papyrus basket for him, and plastered it with bitumen and pitch; she put the ...read more
Contributed on May 5, 2018
The Israelites walk into the desert - directed by God. God knows the way, God shows the way, God holds the day. Focus on graduation.
Exodus 13:17-22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 17 When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although that was nearer; for God thought, “If the people face war, they may change their minds and return to Egypt.” 18 So God led the people by the ...read more
Contributed on May 12, 2018
At the Red Sea the Israelites are caught between the Red Sea and the Army. They have no Idea that God is about to do the unexpected. What challenges in your life call for you to look to an Unexpected action by God
Exodus 14:10-22 10 As Pharaoh drew near, the Israelites looked back, and there were the Egyptians advancing on them. In great fear the Israelites cried out to the Lord. 11 They said to Moses, “Was it because there were no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the wilderness? What ...read more
Contributed on May 19, 2018
The Israelite arrive at the mountain - but still do not have a permanent change of how they live - they want to "touch the mountain." Concludes with invitation to turn life over to God
Exodus 19:3-6, 16-19 3 Then Moses went up to God; the Lord called to him from the mountain, saying, “Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob, and tell the Israelites: 4 You have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself. 5 Now therefore, if ...read more