Category Archives: Exodus

Clothes Make the Man

According to a blog I came across, its origins go back to the 1500’s. Apparently a theologian, Catholic priest was the first to note, “vestis virum facit” meaning “clothes make the man.” Mark Twain would expand on it some 400 … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Pondering

Rhetorical questions asked in the afterglow of victory. Answers unnecessary because, being on the other side of the sea, they’re obvious. Faith afire because the wonder of deliverance is fresh. But walking between walls of water will soon be a … Continue reading

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A Distinguishing Mark

Okay, I don’t know why the CSB translators break ranks with every other translation, but they do. And for me this morning, as I read in Exodus, it pops because it connects two important dots. Dot number one? The LORD … Continue reading

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Four Friends

A bit out of context. Probably more me-focused than the “Thee-focused” they deserve. But this morning some old, familiar friends from Exodus 2 are who I needed to hear from this morning. After a long time, the king of Egypt … Continue reading

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“No, LORD!”

I cringe a bit as I type the title for this entry. Is “No, LORD” even a thing? Many times, I have heard teaching that such a response is an oxymoron. “No” and “LORD” just don’t go together. Most often … Continue reading

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Aaron Shall Bear

Reading in Exodus this morning. And what catches my attention, and imagination, is a phrase repeated 4 times in the instructions concerning the priest’s garments. The uniform to be worn by Aaron was, to say the least, pretty elaborate. And, … Continue reading

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A Far-Off Fear and A Draw Near Fear

Hovering over a few verses in Exodus 20 this morning. Thinking that, for me at least, I may be so fixated on making sure I take note again of the Ten Commandments that I lose sight of what was a … Continue reading

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Jehovah Shimmur

This morning I’m chewing on a nine-word phrase which caught my eye as I was reading in Exodus 12. Nine words which I underlined in navy blue because it’s an observation about God. An observation that He is Jehovah Shimmur. … Continue reading

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The Battle of the I Am’s

Moses’ first deliverance excursion didn’t go particularly well. He and Aaron have gone to Pharaoh as the LORD had commanded them to go. They have asked of Pharaoh what the LORD commanded them to ask. If ever there was a … Continue reading

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What’s Their Names?

Wrapped up Exodus this morning. And while I think I probably should be meditating on the wonder of the glory descending on the completed tabernacle, I find myself wondering about why I can’t seem to ever remember the names of … Continue reading

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