As we probably did earlier, shall we inspect the significancy of the name of this place where the soothsayer was told to go.
Zarephath comes out of a Hebrew verb that suggests “to melt, to smelt.” curiously in noun form it implies “crucible.” The place might have gotten its name seeing as there had [...]
But what did He reveal? Verse twelve tells us : he said His written word. The very first thing God gave to this person who met up with Him was His truth in written form. Nobody has ever had in his possession a more valuable document than this. Moses possessed the autograph of Deity—the [...]
First surprise. Next puzzlement, followed by fear, like icy fingers round the heart. When Moses’ well-tended secret hit the prime-time networks, he got the shakes. And acting on fear, the biblical account states that “he left from the presence of Pharaoh.” Why did he run? Verse fifteen tells us, “Pharaoh attempted to kill Moses.” [...]