Category: Biblical Teaching

Pharaoh Hardened His Heart Exodus 7:25 – 8:19

The miracle of turning the waters of Egypt to blood, performed by Moses to demonstrate the power of YeHoVaH to Pharaoh, his magician’s, sorcerers, and wise men, does not persuade Pharaoh to let the Children of Israel go. Instead, Pharaoh hardened his heart. The back and forth with Pharaoh and Moses, in actuality, was a back and forth between Pharaoh and YeHoVaH. In some instances, YeHoVaH hardened Pharaoh’s heart, but in other instances Pharaoh was unyielding and hardened his own heart.

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Elohim Moses and Prophet Aaron Exodus 6:28 – 7:13

Egypt was a land where its society and people worshiped many gods and was ruled by a king who surrounded himself with magicians, sorcerers, and wise men. It was to this land that YeHoVaH designated Moses as a god and his brother Aaron a prophet. If in fact Pharaoh, king of Egypt, was considered to be a god, as stated by many, YeHoVaH elevated Moses to be his equal.

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Moses’ Family Tree Exodus 6:13-27

“The back-and-forth saga between Moses, Pharaoh, YeHoVaH, and the Children of Israel is interrupted by Moses reflecting on his family tree. Moses focuses on Israel’s first, second, and third sons born of Leah, the older sister of Rachel, Israel’s favorite wife. What are Moses’ reasons for only focusing on three of Israel and Leah’s sons and not the rest of the sons of Israel?

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Zipporah Saves Moses’ Life Exodus 4:18-31

After Moses’ reluctance and resistance to return to Egypt had invoked YeHoVaH’s anger, Moses prepares to return to Egypt. Moses has finally accepted the assignment from YeHoVaH to deliver the message to Pharaoh, “”Let Israel, YeHoVaH’s firstborn, GO!””

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