Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ


The Pattern for Obeying God’s Word

EXODUS 23:20-22 – “Behold, I send an angel before you to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place that I have prepared. 21 Pay careful attention to him and obey his voice; do not rebel against him, for he will not pardon your transgression, for my name is in him. 22 “But if you carefully obey his…

Right Where The Lord Wants Us

EXODUS 14:10–14 – When Pharaoh drew near, the people of Israel lifted up their eyes, and behold, the Egyptians were marching after them, and they feared greatly. And the people of Israel cried out to the Lord. They said to Moses, “Is it because there are no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the wilderness? What…

By a Strong Hand

By a Strong Hand; the phrase appears three times in today’s scripture. It reveals how the Israelites were delivered from Egyptian bondage, but also paints a wonderful picture of God’s love, care, and protection.

Sin is a Ruthless Master

It promises pleasure but only delivers pain.  It promises fulfillment but only creates emptiness.  It promises contentment but only leads to discontent.  It promises happiness but brings sorrow.  It promises satisfaction but produces regret.

God Never Leads the Easy Way

EXODUS 13:17-18-When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near. For God said, “Lest the people change their minds when they see war and return to Egypt.” But God led the people around by the way of the wilderness toward the Red Sea. And the people of Israel…