Life from the Lifeless

Exodus 17:1-7 “Is the LORD among us or not?” This, I think, speaks to the heart of the matter, not just for this particular story, but the grand story as well.  This is what was at the root of their worry when they found themselves between an army and a sea, this was at theContinue reading “Life from the Lifeless”

God the Liberator

Exodus 12:1-14 “Why is this night different from all other nights?” In the Jewish ritual of the Passover, this question is asked by the youngest child present. “Why is this night different from all other nights?” It is a scripted question, designed to help teach about the meaning of Passover, not all that different fromContinue reading “God the Liberator”

The Ten Words

Exodus 19:3-7; 20:1-17   In the beginning, when God created, there was nothing, and God brought into existence, something. But creation isn’t something that was, but something that is. Creation didn’t end with the explosion of light and life and existence, that was simply the beginning. In our story this morning, we are seeing anotherContinue reading “The Ten Words”