Exodus 2:11-3:22

Moses lives through two-thirds (80 years) of his life in this passage.  God takes him from a miraculous birth to a privileged upbringing to a decades-long lesson in humility and survival.  Throughout this portion of his life – though it’s certainly not obvious to Moses – God prepares him to be the deliverer of Israel […]

Exodus 1:1-2:10

Genesis ended on a high note.  Jacob reunited with his long-lost son and died a satisfied man.  Joseph – after being used by God to save the civilized world from starvation and becoming the second most powerful man in the world – lived to see four generations of his offspring.  The family of Jacob was […]