'Moses' Tagged Posts

'Moses' Tagged Posts

Ruler and Redeemer

Ruler and Redeemer

In Acts Chapter 7, Stephen stands before the Jewish council and delivers an address which encapsulates a whopping 52 verses – a full deck of cards.  After weaving throughout different events in Hebrew history, Stephen finally reaches the aces at the bottom of the deck in the climactic conclusion in Verses 51-53.  It is there that he boldly confronts the actions of his Jewish contemporaries.  Just as their fathers rejected Moses and the other prophets, so also they have rejected,…
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Whose Side Are You On

Maybe you are familiar with the events that unfolded at the base of Mount Sinai in Exodus 32 when the Israelites worshipped a golden calf, and the original Tablets of the Testimony were shattered. As you reflect on that story, put yourself in it, and consider with which of the following three groups you would have been aligned. We’ll call the first group, the idolators. This group asked Aaron to make them an idol because they interpreted Moses’ absence as…
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It Only Matters Who God Is

In Exodus 3, God presented Himself to Moses via a bush that was burning without being consumed and commissioned him to be the individual who would lead the nation of Israel out of Egypt. Many would be excited to be chosen by God for such a special assignment, but not Moses. Instead of humbly accepting the task, Moses tried to find a way to get out of it.  His initial response was, “Who am I that I should go to…
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Interns Are Incredible

In January of 1818 an author by the name of Mary Shelley published a book under the title of The Modern Prometheus that would go on to create and define a whole new literature genre, science fiction. This classic novel follows the intertwined story between mad-creator and even madder creation as they fight each other to figure out life’s meaning and their own destiny. One of the most famous quotes from this work, that is often recognized by its retitling,…