Riding the Clouds

“Jesus said to him, ‘That’s what you say. Nevertheless, I tell you from now on you will witness the Son of Man seated at the right hand of power and coming on the clouds of heaven.’” (Matthew 26:64)   “But Jesus said, ‘I am. and you will see the Son of Man seated on the… Read More

For What Will You Be Remembered?

“And God was with the lad and he was mighty; he dwelt in the wilderness and became a great archer. He dwelt in the wilderness of Paran and his mother took for him a wife from the land of Egypt.” (Genesis 21:20-21)   And so, Hagar and Ishmael separate from the presence of Abraham and… Read More

Warnings from Israel’s Past: Egypt (Idolatry)

“Now I want to remind you, though you have known all these things, that the Lord once saved a people from the land of Egypt and afterward destroyed those who did not believe.” (Jude 5-7, ESV)   Within this section that offers warnings from the history of Israel, we find three sins that are being… Read More

The Dating of the Exodus

            There is a great deal of debate as to the dating of the Exodus.  Some scholars, based on archaeological evidence, place the Exodus in the 13th century BC.  Others, citing both Biblical and extra-Biblical evidence, place it in the 15th century BC.  To support the later dating, scholars like John… Read More