Before our Saviour was born, God set the stage, so Christ could come in “the fullness of time.” So, we shouldn't be surprised that before the exodus from Egypt, God prepared Moses and the people for a life of worship.
We live in a death-denying culture. We don’t like to think about it, talk about it, or even plan on it. But Jesus did not have that option. The shadow of the cross stretched across each day of His life on earth.
In the words of Ephesians 4:32, be kind. My sister Luci paraphrases this verse, “Just be nice."
Counterfeits are skilled at deception. Spotting a counterfeit requires discernment. Discernment comes from knowing God’s Word.
We can’t change our feelings but we have total control over our behaviour. And our behaviour is linked to our decisions, because those choices are ours. When we choose obedience to God it brings Him favour.
Moses—who was getting his travel directions from God—seemed to be taking a roundabout way to get to the ultimate destination. But God has a way of doing the unusual—from our perspective—to accomplish the remarkable.
The Bible gives us a preview of future events. It teaches us to be alert because Christ’s return could be tomorrow... it could be today!