Category: Exodus

A Meal in the Presence of God
November 13th, 2016

Exodus 24:1-11 Mountains have a significant role in God’s dealings with his people. God asked Abraham to go to one of the mountains in the region of Moriah to sacrifice his son Isaac. It was on Mount Sinai where God gave the law to Moses. On Mount Carmel Elijah challenged the false prophets of Baal […]

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Standing Firm
October 11th, 2015

Exodus 1:6-22 Choosing a name for your baby is not an easy process. Do you name your child-to-be after someone in the family? Do you want an uncommon name? Do you want to name your child-to-be after someone in the Bible? There are pitfalls in all these approaches. Suppose Helen was your mother’s name and […]

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Giving Birth in Desperate Times
December 9th, 2007

Exodus 2 This morning is the second Sunday in Advent, the four week period before Christmas in which we focus on waiting for the celebration of the birth of Jesus and for the promised return of Jesus. Currently, my oldest daughter is waiting in Boston for a much anticipated birth at the end of January […]

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10th The Second Commandment of the Soul
November 26th, 2006

Exodus 20:17 If you were able to obey the first and last of the ten commandments, you would never sin. All the law comes from these two commandments. The other eight commandments are just details to help us when we are unclear about the meaning of the first and last commandments. If you were here […]

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9th Speak Truth
November 19th, 2006

Exodus 20:16 Linguists say that you can tell what is important in a culture by how many words exist in the language to describe it. It is a myth that the Inuit language of the Eskimos have 40 or more words for snow. But Eskimos do have a lot of words for snow, about as […]

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