When the Egyptians finally convinced Pharaoh to let the Hebrews go, they made a stipulation: No women or children were allowed to leave.
Some people refuse to take responsibility for their actions. How does God mete out Justice and mercy, especially in the face of arrogance?
God unleashes the next plague: Hailstorms in the Desert. This attack leaves Egypt looking like a warzone from the fire and ice from heaven.
Pharaoh had his chance, then he struck out and God promised to send all the plagues. Why did God jump ahead this much without warning?
The ancient people made a connection between the touch of the spiritually unclean and the touch of death. How did…
How did Pharaoh negotiate? Does it matter if we use deceit in our negotiation tactics? Find out how that worked out in the story of Exodus.
What is the difference between gnats and flies in these third and fourth plagues? What can the text tell us about God’s purpose for them?
Pharaoh finally relents and asks for help, and Moses is ready to help negotiate for the release of the Hebrew people. Will it work?
What do you do when frogs attack? Make more frogs? Pharaoh thinks this is a power play between him and Moses and does not see his people.
What was the significance of the Nile River turning into blood? How does the reaction of Pharaoh show us his character compared to God?