Archive for February 2016

Exodus 6:1-9

It is always good to know a person’s name.  Names have a way of describing a person sometimes, of communicating something about that person.  Here God says that He had revealed himself to his people as “God Almighty” (El Shaddai), but now he was going to show himself to his people as “The Lord” (Yahweh).…

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Exodus 5:10-13

A crisis of faith has come upon the people of Israel and upon their leadership in our reading today.  The people trusted God and He did not deliver them (v.23).  When a person dares to trust God the natural assumption is that the Lord will come through for them.  It doesn’t always happen, at least…

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Exodus 5:1-9

So, you are trying to boldly dare to trust God and go out and do what he has called you to do.  And the first effort turns into a giant fiasco that makes things worse rather than better.  This is how it went for Moses.  Not a great beginning to a ministry career. Have you…

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Exodus 4:24-31

So God has chosen Moses to be the deliverer of His people.  That’s good.  And Moses has, somewhat reluctantly, gone along with it.  That’s good.  But now, when Moses actually goes off to do what God has called him to do, the Lord just about kills him!  What is up with that? Moses may not…

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Exodus 4:18-23

Well, if you are keeping tabs on us, here is the info from today.   It was a day of Florida swamps, airboats, crocodiles and Florida cattle ranches.  It was most enjoyable, except for getting rained on a little bit, though that was not so bad either. In our reading today, Moses, having received his…

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Exodus 4:10-17

Sandy and I are continuing to enjoy our time down in Florida.  I went golfing today with Denny and Sandy went with Ivy to a Bible Study.  She now thinks she is more spiritual than me, but that can’t be right, can it? After being given a “super staff” to show that he was really…

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Exodus 3:13-22

Sandy and I have been on the road these last couple of days.  You run into some interesting characters, like the lady in Paducah, Kentucky, who is sure that the new chip in our debit cards is part of the mark of the beast.  Who knows, she may be right.  Or then there was the…

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Exodus 3:7-12

No one ever feels like they are adequate to serve the Lord.  Well, most don’t.  There are a few, but that’s another story.  For the rest of us, when God comes and calls us to become His servant, our natural reaction is to say “Who, me?”  And, of course, we really are not able to…

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Exodus 3:1-6

When God chooses to appear to someone, how does He end up going about it?  After all, God is Spirit and is, therefore, invisible.  He has no physical form.  So how does this invisible God show himself to a person who can’t see the invisible?  The Lord seems to have done this in several ways…

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Exodus 2:23-25

Our reading today contains a powerful truth about life and faith and the challenges we experience in this world. We read that many days were going by and the king of Egypt died in that land. The fact of the matter is, that we’re talking about 400 years worth of days that had passed by.…

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