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Jim Henry, Pastor
First Baptist Church
3701 L. B. McLeod Road
Orlando, Florida 32805-6691
"TOUGH FAITH FOR TOUGH TIMES"
"MOSES... THE TRIUMPH OF FAITH" PT. II
By faith he kept the Passover and the
sprinkling of blood, so that the destroyer of the
firstborn would not touch the firstborn of Israel.
By faith the people passed through the Red Sea
as on dry land; but when the Egyptians tried to do
so, they were drowned.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh has written a book about her love for the
seashore. In it she said:
"I go to the seaside to think out my own
particular pattern of living, my own individual
balance of life, to work on human relationships."
One thing we learn at the seashore is the unpredictability of the
waves. They are never the same, and this reminds us of life. But
watching closely, we see the predictability of the tide. It is always
on time. Then, looking beyond that, we are lured by the horizon and
what lies beyond. That gives us a sense of balance as we look at
life. Life is unpredictable, but there are some things that are always
predictable. There is always the lure of the horizon that brings us
In this passage of Scripture we see very clearly how Moses, living
in an unpredictable world, knowing a predictable God, had the vision to
look out into the future, and there obtain balance in his life, and
live triumphantly in a very difficult time. He had tough faith for a
tough time, and that is what we're looking at in this eleventh chapter
Last week we noticed that faith triumphed over fear because of Who
it sees. Moses "saw Him who was invisible," and therefore he was not
afraid of the king. In the second place, notice...
IF IT SEEMS STRANGE, IT DOESN'T MEAN GOD ISN'T IN IT
Notice first of all, in Joshua 6:1-5, there was a very unusual
strategy to overcome the City of Jericho. Keep in mind that this was
the first city in the Promised Land. The children of Israel ...
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