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 […]
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 […]
Giftedness doesn’t equal holiness.
There is nothing more important than our view of God.
Man is irrationally sinful apart from God, and our memory and knowledge of His great power and holiness are often overwhelmed by our selfishness.
In its most stunning rebellion yet, Israel rejects its redemption.
Unrepentant ungratefulness brings God’s wrath. Overwhelmed cries for help bring His mercy.