The Exodus 5 video is now live for your enjoyment. At the start of chapter 5, everyone is still high from worshiping God upon hearing of His amazing plan to free them, as was recorded at the end of chapter 4. By the end of chapter 5, everyone hates Moses and he takes it out on God. So. Totally applicable to our lives today.
Today’s video on Exodus 4 highlights Moses’ penchant for letting fear and self-doubt prompt him to argue with God for a really long time. Moses’ fear of failing was greater than his fear of God. I’m glad I don’t struggle with that ever.
Oh, and don’t forget, the entire time Moses is throwing out excuses as to why he shouldn’t obey, GOD IS IN A FLAMING BUSH RIGHT BEFORE HIS VERY EYES.
I’ve just posted my second video teaching through Exodus. It covers Moses’ life from conception to marriage, so it is a smidge longer than I prefer (about 13 minutes). Check it out over on my YouTube channel!
Clearly, I am in no mood to write. However, I am still having the thoughts about the stuff. So I am trying a new medium for awhile: YouTube.
That’s right, I am leaping into 2005!
The idea is to share 5-10 minute videos every other day-ish that cover 1 chapter of the Bible.
I’m starting in Exodus because starting in Genesis is so 2004.
I will not promise I will have showered or put on make up or brushed my hair. But I will promise to provide insight and application that may or may not be useful. I will not promise mistake-free teaching, but I will promise to never knowingly teach heresy.
I wrote a postback in 2013 that has been my most-read post to date. In it I set out to answer the question, “What, exactly, is God’s grace sufficient for?”
Apparently, a lot of you have asked that question, because over 57,000 of you have taken to the Google, entered a form of that question, and wound up reading my post on the subject.
Yesterday, I turned that post into a 2-part sermon and preached it to about 80 women at a conference at Slayden Baptist Church in Slayden, MS.
(Side note: they misspelled my name on the poster for the retreat, and I could not love that fact more. I see it as God’s way of saying, “This ain’t about you.”)
And, let me tell you something, brother [read that in a Hulk Hogan voice], they were a sweet bunch of ladies who encouraged me to no end. We had women in their 20’s to their 70’s, most of whom had been born in that country church, who knew how to love one another across generations and make a stranger like me feel welcome.