Exodus 14–18: When Security Vanishes

Exodus 14–18: When Security Vanishes

When your security vanishes and enemies surround you, what do you do? More importantly, what do you believe the Lord can do? The Israelites faced just such a crisis when Pharaoh changed his mind and decided to pursue them. The Lord had led them to an indefensible...
365 Key Chapters of the Bible: Exodus 9

365 Key Chapters of the Bible: Exodus 9

In Exodus 9, the plagues come with ever increasing intensity. In the fifth plague, Pharaoh’s livestock all die. After this, the Egyptians are struck with festering boils upon their skin. Yet Pharaoh continues to resist the Lord. The seventh plague brings a...
365 Key Chapters of the Bible: Exodus 8

365 Key Chapters of the Bible: Exodus 8

God brought forth three more plagues. The first plague was that of frogs that covered the land. Like the previous plagues, the magicians were able to mimic it. However, the magicians could not replicate the plague of gnats that followed. They even told Pharaoh that it...
365 Key Chapters of the Bible: Exodus 7

365 Key Chapters of the Bible: Exodus 7

The Lord commanded Moses and Aaron to speak to Pharaoh. He said, “See, I make you as God to Pharaoh, and your brother Aaron shall be your prophet. You shall speak all that I command you, and your brother Aaron shall speak to Pharaoh that he let the sons of Israel go...
Exodus 14–18: When Security Vanishes

365 Key Chapters of the Bible: Exodus 5

Sometimes things don’t go exactly as we imagine them going. Moses found this out when he followed God’s call and asked Pharaoh to let the Israelites go worship God. But Pharaoh scoffed at this request. He did not recognize the authority of Moses, who was acting for...