Israel’s Exodus and Deliverance—Then and Now
Exodus 19:11-13: Consider what we can learn from their mistakes and how we can stay on course to the celestial kingdom. Israel was enslaved in Egypt, just as we are enslaved to sin. They left via a baptism-like experience across the Red Sea and undertook their wanderings in the wilderness.
Exodus 20:21-22: Moses told them to “fear not,” but they stood afar off, and Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was. The children of Israel had heard the Lord’s voice and were afraid they would be consumed by fire. When the children of Israel arrived at Kadesh-barnea, they had arrived at the borders of the promised land. Only Joshua and Caleb thought the Israelites should go famine.
The Israelites had already seen Jehovah’s delivering power many times before they refused to go into the wilderness. Fortunately, the biblical story does not end at Kadesh-barnea. Joshua: The Israelites had to bring themselves to trust God more than man. This process took a long time.
Where in the Bible does it say God was silent for 400 years?
u201cBut when the appointed time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,u201d the Apostle Paul said in Galatians 4:4. The story behind the Christmas story is that 400 years before Jesus’ birth, God was working behind the scenes until the right time had come for Christmas.
When did God stop praying?
Then, in Exodus 14:15, God essentially tells Moses, “Stop praying!” As a pastor who preaches on prayer all the time, I find that very interesting.
What is deliverance from God?
Deliverance ministry is a term used in Christianity to describe groups that perform practices and rituals to cleanse people of demons and evil spirits in order to address problems that arise as a result of demonic presences with authority to oppress the person.
How long did Jabez pray?
He said he’d been praying Jabez’s little prayer for ten years with similar results, while the man next to him, an Indianapolis heart surgeon, said he’d been praying it for five years.
What do you do when God remains silent?
Bring it to the Lord, speak to him, be honest in front of him, trust that he hears you, take refuge in his faithfulness, and know that there is a mighty God who loves you behind every heavy silence.
Who was the last prophet in the Bible?
It is widely assumed that Muhammad is the last of God’s prophets to be sent.
What does God tell us to pray for?
God’s desire, according to the book of Ephesians, is for us to pray “on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests” (Ephesians 6:18).
How do you pray for someone who has died?
Grant them eternal rest, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them; may their souls, and the souls of all the faithful departed, rest in peace through God’s mercy. Amen. O Lord, your sorrowing Mother stood by your cross; help us to share your sufferings in our sorrows.
What the Bible says about healing and deliverance?
Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; save me, and I will be saved; for you are my praise; for I will restore health to you, and I will heal your wounds, declares the Lord; for I will bring health and healing to it, and I will heal them, and I will reveal abundance of prosperity and security to them.
What does the Bible says about healing?
“Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me, and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.” “And the people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.”
Where can one find God?
Find a form of worship that makes you happy, though you don’t have to go to a church or other places of worship to do so; you can look for it online or ask people who share your beliefs where they go to worship and pray.
Why did Jabez ask God to enlarge his territory?
Enlarge my territory Jabez is asking God to give him more influence and opportunities to bring God glory, which is a specific goal. He is making a bold request and asking God to give him big things. He may also have wanted to increase his wisdom, understanding, humility, patience, love, and joy.
Why was Jabez mentioned in the Bible?
Jabez’s mother names him Jabez (Hebrew [ya’betz]), which means “he makes sorrowful,” because his birth is difficult. Jabez’s most important action is to conquer new territory with divine sanction. Jabez is also mentioned in 1 Chronicles 2:55, possibly as a place name.
Is the prayer of Jabez in the Bible?
We find a short prayer uttered by an obscure man in 1 Chronicles 4:9-10: “Jabez was more honorable than his brothers.’ Now, Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, ‘Oh, Lord, bless me indeed and expand my territory.’