Family of Origin: Moses
Exodus 2:11-12; 12:33, 40-42
11One day, after Moses had grown up, he went out to where his own people were and watched them at their hard labor. He saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his own people. 12Looking this way and that and seeing no one, he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand.
33The Egyptians urged the people to hurry and leave the country. “For otherwise,” they said, “we will all die!”
40Now the length of time the Israelite people lived in Egypt was 430 years. 41At the end of the 430 years, to the very day, all the Lordʼs divisions left Egypt. 42Because the Lord kept vigil that night to bring them out of Egypt, on this night all the Israelites are to keep vigil to honor the Lord for the generations to come.
From the bullrushes to the palace to the desert, back home again, talking with my stepdad, the bold move, the red sea, the desert, the Ten Commandments, looking at the Promised Land. Whew - what a life …...
1. What’s happening here?
2. What’s God’s story?
3. What does this story say to us?
“What’s your day look like tomorrow? I needyour help.”
Randy Reese is Co-Directing Pastor of Calvary UMC