Questions from this passage: How should the church handle those who live in unrepentant sin and are members? Is church membership even Biblical? Isn't excommunication always unloving? Didn't Jesus tell us not to judge? Why is sex outside of marriage forbidden?
Here we see that Moses, as gifted and educated as he was, was unable to rescue God's people in his own strength. He needed years of discipline and training by God in the obscurity of the Midianite wilderness before he was humble enough to truly be used for God's glory.
Alec Motyer writes, "Even a cursory glance reveals that this passage is a story of failure and of a chronic loss of self-belief. It is all the more striking when we see it against the background of what we learn about Moses himself. He had so much 'going for him.'"
Jerry, Greg, and Fred did a great job helping us navigate a difficult passage with lots of challenging parts.
Mark, Scott and Tyler helped walk us through this passage where Paul uses humbling questions, holy sarcasm, and fatherly pleading in order to wake the Corinthians up to their pride and invite them to gospel humility.
Allen did a great and powerful job reminding parents (especially dads) of the importance of loving our families more than we love our careers.
Greg, Fred, Scott, and Daniel helped walk us through this passage which talks about the roles of men and women in marriage. Peter puts a particular emphasis on how wives should love their husbands if the wives have become Christians before their husbands.
Pharaoh is never named in Exodus. However, God does tell us the names of two women who risked their lives to save children. What can we learn from this about godly mothers who fear God and love their little ones?
Scott powerfully reminds us that God's goodness and mercy follow us during all the days of our lives. This is true on the sunniest and the darkest days.