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Exodus 12–40 recap

We skipped over recapping of Exodus 7–11 because that section of scripture details the plagues of Egypt that utterly decimated their people and economy. Every Passover is a recap of this section of Scripture so we started our detailed recap from Exodus 12 and through the rest of the book.

When Yeshua told the elders that the scriptures speak of Him, many of us had no idea how much Messianic foreshadowing is found in this book. The exit from Egypt after Passover and the journey to Canaan was orderly, not chaotic. The journeys to and from Egypt, for Abraham, Joseph, Jacob and the Messiah are a lesson for us.

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Journey to the 10 — Exodus 15:1-17 — the Song of Moses and bitterness at Marah

Moses takes the time to sing God’s praises after they all went through the Red Sea in safety. They also faced their first test at Marah: Would Israel trust God completely or be bitter toward Him? Continue reading Journey to the 10 — Exodus 15:1-17 — the Song of Moses and bitterness at Marah

Journey to the 10 — Israel thirsts, discovers bitterness within

We are continuing our “Journey to the 10 (commandments)” as our ancestors of old went the first time. We see God’s “high hand” redeem our ancestors from the Egyptians once and for all. Then they continue for three more days until they reached Marah on the 24th of Aviv.

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Acts 8 — vengeance, bitterness & forgiveness; Israel & Messiah Inc.

The rebuke of Simon the Magician highlights how bitterness and resentment lead to wickedness. Yet how is vengeance a part of forgiveness and personal peace? As Acts 8 ends, the Ethiopian official asks what is now a 2,000-year-old question, Can prophecies about Israel apply to Messiah? Continue reading Acts 8 — vengeance, bitterness & forgiveness; Israel & Messiah Inc.