One of life’s wonderful surprises is to be on the receiving end of generosity. Receiving generosity stirs in us affections. If we go out to dinner with friends and they offer to pay, we may be surprised. The greater the generosity the more we are overwhelmed. So it is with the people of Israel.
“If a man steals an ox or a sheep, and kills it or sells it, he shall repay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.” Exodus 22:1 Read Exodus 22:1-15 Some years ago, the Church of Scotland was having a great meeting (one of its great assemblies) in the city of Glasgow. […]
Ex. 21:1 “Now these are the rules that you shall set before them. 2 When you buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve six years, and in the seventh he shall go out free, for nothing. Read Exodus 21:1-11 Grady Smith the writer for Entertainment Weekly “came out” recently. Yes, he admitted to his colleagues […]
And God spoke all these words, Exodus. 20:1 Because lawlessness shall abound, the love of many will grow cold. Matthew 24:12 Read Exodus 20:1-21 Throughout the world many will be tuning into Brazil to see many nations competing on the fields of friendly strife of football. With the World Cup kick off the very thing […]
31 Then he summoned Moses and Aaron by night and said, “Up, go out from among my people, both you and the people of Israel; and go, serve the LORD, as you have said. 32 Take your flocks and your herds, as you have said, and be gone, and bless me also!” Read Exodus 12:29-13:16 […]
Ex 9:15 For by now I could have put out my hand and struck you and your people with pestilence, and you would have been cut off from the earth. 16 But for this purpose I have raised you up, to show you my power, Read Exodus 7:14-10:29 Every few months we hear of father’s […]
Exodus 5:2 But Pharaoh said, “Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice and let Israel go? I do not know the LORD Read Exodus 5:1-7:13 Hardening of our Humanity Have you ever been to the dentist and felt numb in the gums? This is a bit how Pharaoh felt about his heart. […]
Exodus 3:3 And Moses said, “I will turn aside to see this great sight, why the bush is not burned.” Read Exodus 3:1-4:31 Have you ever discovered, learned or experienced something that changes your worldview? There are moments in our lives when things do not fit our worldview. We are prompted to either reexamine […]