Following the time of Abraham, the people of God embark on an incredible journey. There’s some good, there’s some bad, and there’s some ugly. The descendants of Israel (Jacob) had grown from twelve sons into twelve tribes – and they’d gone to live in Egypt, as God had used the jealousy of brothers to save his people. Unfortunately for the Israelites, their time in Egypt had taken a turn for the worse so that at the time of Moses’ birth, they found themselves in Egypt working as Pharaoh’s slaves and crying out desperately for a rescue.
God’s family plan made its way down the river, in the basket (Exodus 2:1-4)… and God again chose an unlikely hero. [Read more…]