Baptism in the Red Sea! (Exodus 14:1-15:21)

We have become so accustomed to the world of animated movie tricks, photoshop and graphic video games, we have lost the ability to be in awe of a large body of water dividing like a bad breakup. This narrative, by itself, should humble us before an all-powerful God. Forget everything you know about this storyContinue reading “Baptism in the Red Sea! (Exodus 14:1-15:21)”

East Side Story – Part 2

In the last blog, we talked about the negative aspect of moving to the east. But what about people who moved from the east? Yes, that is a real thing and has a positive implication. Most have heard about the Tabernacle. When we get to Exodus the author reveals God’s order for its construction, heContinue reading “East Side Story – Part 2”

God is Good… (Gen. 1-3)

We sometimes have someone say, “God is good”, with the response of the congregation, “all the time.”  The writer of Genesis begins with this statement of faith and carries it through the Pentateuch.  It is an important theme throughout Scripture. Genesis 1.2-4, when the earth was an empty void, with darkness over the face of theContinue reading “God is Good… (Gen. 1-3)”