Archives for January 2017

Leaving The Kingdom Of Darkness Behind

February 1 - Today's Readings - Exodus 13-15 and Psalms 31 In Chapter 14 of Exodus, we find one of the best illustrations of Baptism in all of Scripture. 1 Corinthians 10:1-2 tells us, "Our forefathers - all passed through the sea. They were all baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea." This is a direct reference to Moses in Exodus yet Paul calls it “Baptism”. The reason for this is Continue Reading

The Lamb Of God

January 31 - Today's Readings - Exodus 10-12 Today I want to spend some moments reflecting on Chapter 12 of Exodus. What we find here is the Jewish “Passover” at its inception. Israel was about to be “saved” from the Death Angel, but the only way of escape was to take a precious “pet” lamb, and shed it’s blood. This blood was to be applied on the sides and top of the doorway of the house. One Continue Reading

God Wanted Them To Know

January 30 - Today's Readings - Exodus 7-9 and Psalms 30 Plagues! Wow this is really intense. Did you ever wonder why all this stuff was happening in Egypt? Yes, yes - I know - God wanted to deliver His people - but aside from that, I think God wanted to speak to Egypt (and the then-know world as well). He was also ready to pass judgement on all the nations living in the land of Palestine. Continue Reading

I Can’t – He Can

January 28 - Today's Readings - Exodus 4-6 and Psalms 28 Welcome to Exodus! Most scholars agree that the nation of Israel was in Egypt for generations. They had “evolved” from the status of favoured people under Joseph, to one of captivity and slavery after Joseph passed off the scene. Scholars tend to agree that by the time of their "deliverance" at the hands of Moses and Aaron, they had Continue Reading

Deliverence

January 28 - Today's Readings - Exodus 1-3 and Psalms 28 Welcome to Exodus! Most scholars agree that the nation of Israel was in Egypt for generations. They had “evolved” from the status of favoured people under Joseph, to one of captivity and slavery after Joseph passed off the scene. Scholars tend to agree that by the time of their "deliverance" at the hands of Moses and Aaron, they had Continue Reading