Excerpts from our Weekly Newsletter

Bearing Witness to Truth

From Genesis 12 where the promise of a new nation was given to Abraham, we now reach Exodus 12 where the birth of this nation is now taking place. The word adat finds its root in the word ad (עֵד) which means witness and this is descriptive of Israel’s calling as it points to her being chosen to be a witness of God, as a light to the nations: This was part of her task…

Miracle vs Magic

Pharaoh is asking for a miracle, but then again, he is asking for much (…) the word here is mophet, which describes a marvelous and supernatural event, and Pharaoh is going to be well served, in fact 11 times over. We have the 10 plagues plus this coming one with the “tanin” (sea monster or dragon). So, fasten your seat belt, the spectacle is just beginning…