Moses was up on the mountain for forty days, with a sense of excitement and challenge, as God laid out the blueprints and decorating details for God’s earthly tabernacle. Continue reading Blueprint for the Tabernacle, Exodus 25-27
“My soul is crushed with longing for You, make me understand You, enlarge my heart for You, revive me!” Continue reading Feast With YHWH
the entire nation of hungry, bedraggled people, whose life skills include making mud bricks, had turned on against their leader, Moses. They hinted that Moses had been either foolhardy and rash and was in the process of killing them by accident, or worse, he had—perversely—been been intending all along to kill them by the slow and gruesome death of starvation. Continue reading Secret of the Manna, Exodus 16
God’s people standing stunned on the opposite shore of the Red Sea, as they watched God cause the waves to come crashing in on the mighty armies of Egypt.
It only makes sense that they broke out into song. Continue reading The Song of the Sea, Exodus 15
All of us hit bottom sometimes, when there is nowhere else to look, but up, and that is the moment when God has our undivided attention. Continue reading Moses’ Prayer, Exodus 6
Each contest included a cycle of three plagues. In this talk, originally delivered at New Hope Chapel, Arnold, MD, I pick up the series at the seventh plague, and show a pattern emerging of a progressive revelation of God. Continue reading The Seventh Plague, Exodus 9
Inside, we saw many of the kinds of things we’ve been digging up in Akko, amphorae, giant storage jars, ancient glass, and all kinds of pottery. We also saw finds from other local sites, and this one arrested my attention mid-step: Inside, we saw many of the kinds of things we’ve been digging up in Akko, amphorae, giant storage jars, ancient glass, and all kinds of pottery. We also saw finds from other local sites, and this one arrested my attention mid-step: Continue reading A Startling Image