Discipleship Minute: Captivity #3

Read Exodus 13:17-22; 14:10-14, 19-20, 21-22, 26-31.The final plague against the firstborn devastated the people of Egypt. It forced Pharaoh to demand that Moses and Aaron take the people of Israel and leave. Instead of taking the northern route which would have made the journey to the Promised Land shorter, God led them southeast into … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Captivity #3

Discipleship Minute: Captivity #2

Read Exodus 6:2-8; 12:2-7, 12-13, 29-32. After his encounter with the living God, Moses returned to Egypt to carry out his mission. The message was met with resistance by the Pharaoh and opposition by the Israelites themselves because their work had been made harder by the Egyptians. God was not surprised by this, so He … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Captivity #2

Discipleship Minute: Captivity #1

Read Exodus 3:1-15, 19-22.In ancient times, names meant things. A person’s name could describe his character or a defining physical characteristic. God gave His name to Moses to identify His nature and character for the benefit of His people. The Israelites had entered Egypt as honored guests based on their relationship to Joseph. They had … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Captivity #1