Exodus

Exodus 14:14 | Me in My Way

I like to be in control. I avoid organizations that require me to submit to some kind of leadership structure. I would struggle to be part of the Methodist church for example because there are so many decisions that happen outside of […]

Exodus 12:11 | Door to Mercy

One of the most fearful, memorable, and horrifying judgments on this present earth by God is found in the final plague against Egypt when Moses at the direction of God demanded that Egypt let the Hebrew people leave to worship God. The […]

Exodus 10:21 | Darkness is the Choice

With the season of Halloween upon us I was thinking about how scary the darkness can be. Movies love to capture the imagination of what might be found down a long unstable staircase in the darkness. Nothing but spiders but hey the […]

Exodus 7:4 | The Light’s Great Act

There is a misconception in the culture that the God of the Old Testament is a vengeful and angry God but the God of the New Testament is loving and wants everyone to do whatever they want to be happy.  The result […]

Exodus 5:22 | God’s Failure

What are the reasons people follow Jesus? Some follow him for money and fame. Some follow him because they are unhappy with their current life and are told that Jesus will make them happy. Some follow him because the family told them […]

Exodus 3:14 | Authority Proven

Authority is an interesting concept. If I make truth claims about something then I must back up my claim by some kind of authority. For example, I could claim to be the best artist in the world. In order to prove that […]

Exodus 3:4 | God Changes Outcomes

The family and the community we are raised in makes an impact on our world view and our outlook on life. Yet we could be raised in the most wonderful family and still grow to become a horrible person. Or we could […]

Exodus 2:12 | Unforgiving Social Media

I am continually shocked at what people will post online to social media. The most frightful however is when others post recordings of someone else’s out of control bad behavior. I tell my kids that they should conduct themselves with the assumption […]

Exodus 1:10 | Unselfishly Shrewd

Wisdom is usually thought of as a good thing but wisdom can also be abused. The word I would use to describe wisdom abused is “shrewd”. A shrewd manager for example would be someone that is a smart manager but maybe uses […]

Exodus

Exodus 10:12 | Confession

Have you ever done anything wrong? Have you ever done something stupid that you regret? Have you hurt someone close to you because of your own selfish choices? I have. It is not easy to talk about and I can’t imagine that […]