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The Passage Of The Red Sea
November 29, 2020

The Passage Of The Red Sea

November 29, 2020

Exodus 13:17 – 14:12

You cannot ever forget that the entire Exodus was wrought in .

And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him, for he had made the sons of Israel solemnly swear, saying, “God will certainly take care of you, and you shall carry my bones from here with you.”
Exodus 13:19

The Guiding Pillar

  • He is our .
  • He is our .
  • He is our .

The Route 13:17 – 14:12

The shortest route to Canaan lay through the land of the – a journey of about miles.

God did not take them that way because they were not ready.

They needed to be more deeply taught in the and of God.

Our journey is also adapted to our .

This type of leading by God tries our , but it is the best route for hearts and inexperienced .

Principle: We often think we are more than we are.

Along our journey it will seem as though we are led off and into places.

At these times we often and .

The Pursuit 14:1-9

You cannot remove 3 plus million people and there not be a .

When the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled, Pharaoh and his servants had a change of heart toward the people, and they said, “What is this that we have done, that we have let Israel go from serving us?” So he had horses harnessed to his chariot and took his people with him;
Exodus 14:5-6

We should expect the or the to overtake us.

Israel panicked:

As Pharaoh approached, the sons of Israel looked, and behold, the Egyptians were coming after them, and they became very frightened; so the sons of Israel cried out to the Lord.  Then they said to Moses, “Is it because there were no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the wilderness? Why have you dealt with us in this way, bringing us out of Egypt?  Is this not the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying, ‘Leave us alone so that we may serve the Egyptians’? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness!”
Exodus 14:10-12

As long as Israel kept their eyes on the of the Lord – they were walking by .

When they looked back – they became and began to .

These verses introduce the disappointing of Israel’s behavior during their journey.

When things went well, they usually and made .

But when trials or discomfort showed up they would and look .

Remember, we are to walk by , not .

Unbelief has a way of the memory of God’s works.

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