Straight into the impossible
August 19, 2014
The story is from Exodus 13. The people had spend years (400) in slavery and fear, probably feeling far from God. When was the last time they saw Him work on their behalf. And then HE did--and delivered them. Just as they began to relish newfound freedom, they confronted a sea impossible to cross. With their human and untrained eyes, they could see no way past certain death. Why had God led here?
They're not unlike us. Consider this account from Luke 18:18-27:
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