Let Your Spirit Come! (Numbers 11:16-30)

When we talk about the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, most think about the New Testament, right? Something that happened after the death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus (Acts 2). Yet, God’s Spirit came upon certain individuals in the First Testament. Some of those we have already seen in our weekly Scripture readings. Joseph wasContinue reading “Let Your Spirit Come! (Numbers 11:16-30)”

The Glory of God! (Exodus 33:12-34:35)

What just occurred, at the base of God’s holy mountain, was corrupt (32:7), evil (32:22), sinful (32:30-34) or as Moses puts it, a great sin (32:21 – ESV). It is inexcusable, based on covenant laws of the day. The people should be destroyed for such an atrocity. Yet, the people are shown grace through theContinue reading “The Glory of God! (Exodus 33:12-34:35)”

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)”