“Who is the LORD, that I Should Obey His Voice?” (Exodus 4:29-6:27)

In wrestling with God’s providence, one thing we particularly struggle with is God’s timing.  We want God to change things NOW, and we do not understand why God seems to be so laggard, so willing to let evils persist or even intensify without addressing them.  We need to remember that God is neither passive nor … Continue reading “Who is the LORD, that I Should Obey His Voice?” (Exodus 4:29-6:27)

From a Son of God to a Shepherd in the Wilderness (Exodus 2)

In this chapter we have three vignettes of Moses’s life: how he was saved from the genocide being perpetrated against his people; his failed attempt at delivering his people, and his flight to Midian (today in northwestern Saudi Arabia).  Interestingly, when Stephen the Deacon recounts Moses’s role in redemptive history in Acts 7:17-43, he spends … Continue reading From a Son of God to a Shepherd in the Wilderness (Exodus 2)

Note to Readers

As I write this, the world is experiencing the Coronavirus pandemic, and there is much anxiety among people about their health, their livelihoods, and the impact this situation will have on their loved ones, all of which is both understandable and with merit.  In the current environment, it is commonplace for people to talk euphemistically … Continue reading Note to Readers