Exodus 14

V 1-4 God speaks to Moses and instructs him “turn back”, directing them to a place that is next to the “Sea”. This is most likely the Northern end of the Gulf of Suez which is a branch of the Red Sea. The place God led them to was strategically a location that Pharaoh...

Exodus 15

Exodus 15 Exodus 15 Exodus 15:1-3 This is a song of praise to the Lord that goes through v 21 and is most instructional.  It’s a celebration of the triumph over Pharaoh’s army giving thanks for God’s power and sovereignty. It’s similar to songs in Psalms that...

Exodus 12

12:1-2 Moses and Aaron, who were Levites and priests, receive legal instructions here regarding the future observance of Passover. In these verses God changes the calendar of Israel here. Prior to this the New Year, known as Rosh Hashanah, was observed in the fall. It...

Exodus 13

Exodus 13 Exodus 13 Exodus 13:1-2 Fathers and their firstborn children carried special responsibilities for family leadership. The firstborn played a major role in the Passover. The consecration and redemption of Israel relate to settling into the promised land, which...

Deuteronomy 8 – 9

Deuteronomy 8 – 9 Deuteronomy 8 – 9 Deuteronomy 8:3-5 Allowing them to hunger was part of God’s provision for humbling them in the wilderness and then providing the miraculous daily supply of manna (Exod 16:1-30).  The manna pictured more than just...