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The Hebrew Exodus

Before the exodus
Exodus 12:31-40
31 And he (Pharaoh) called for Moses and Aaron in the night and said, Rise up, go out from the midst of my people, both you and the children of Israel; and go, serve Jehovah, as you have said.
32 Take both your flocks and your herds, as you have said, and go and bless me also.
33 And the Egyptians urged the people on, so as to hasten their departure out of the land, for they said, All of us will be dead.
34 And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneading bowls being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders.
35 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses, and they asked the Egyptians for articles of silver and gold and for clothing.
36 And Jehovah gave the people favor in the sight if the Egyptians, so that they let them have what they asked. Thus they plundered the Egyptians.
37 And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, besides children.
38 And a mixed multitude went up also with them, as well as flocks and herds, a very large number of livestock.
39 And they baked the dough which they brought out of Egypt, into unleavened cakes, for it had not been leavened because they were driven out of Egypt and could not delay; nor had they prepared for themselves any provisions.
40 Now the time of the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred thirty years.

During the exodus
Exodus 14:5-29
5 And when it was told to the king of Egypt that the people had fled, the heart of Pharaoh and his servants changed toward the people; and they said, What is this we have done, letting the Israel go from serving us?
6 So he yoked his chariot and took his people with him.
7 And he took six hundred chosen chariots and all the other chariots of Egypt with officers over all of them.
8 And Jehovah hardened the heart of Pharaoh, the king of Egypt, so that he pursued after the children of Israel as the children of Israel were going out boldly.
9 And the Egyptians pursued after them, all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh and his horsemen and his army; and they overtook them as they encamped by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephon.
10 And when Pharaoh approached, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and there the Egyptians were, marching after them; and they became very afraid, and the children of Israel cried out to Jehovah.
11 And they said to Moses, Is it because there were no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the wilderness? Why have you done this to us, bringing us out of Egypt?
12 Is this not the very thing that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying, Leave us alone that we may serve the Egyptians? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness.
13 But Moses said to the people, Do not be afraid; stand firm, and see the salvation of Jehovah, which He will accomplish for you today; for the Egyptians whom you have seen today, you will see no more again forever.
14 Jehovah will fight for you, and you will be still.
15 And Jehovah said to Moses, Why do you cry out to Me? Tell the children of Israel to move forward.
16 And you, lift up your staff, and stretch out your hand over the sea, and divide it; and the children of Israel shall go into the midst of the sea on dry ground.
17 And I will now harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they will go in after them; and I will glorify Myself through Pharaoh and through all his army, through his chariots and through his horsemen.
18 Then the Egyptians will know that I am Jehovah when I glorify Myself through Pharaoh, through his chariots and through his horsemen.
19 And the Angel of God, who went before the camp of Israel, moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from before them and stood behind them.
20 And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel. And the cloud was there with the darkness, yet it gave light by night to them. Thus one did not come near the other all night.
21 And when Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, Jehovah caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all the night and made the sea dry land; and the waters were divided.
22 And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground, and the waters were a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.
23 Then the Egyptians pursued; and all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen went in after them into the midst of the sea.
24 And at the morning watch Jehovah looked down upon the camp of the Egyptians from within the pillar of fire and of cloud and threw the camp of Egyptians into confusion.
25 And He caused their chariot wheels to swerve and made them drive with difficulty, so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from Israel, for Jehovah is fighting for them against the Egyptians.
26 And Jehovah said to Moses, Stretch out your hand over the sea so that the waters come back over the Egyptians, over their chariots and over their horsemen.
27 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its level when the morning appeared. And the Egyptians fled against it, and Jehovah cast the Egyptians into the midst of the sea.
28 And as the waters returned, they covered the chariots and the horsemen, even all the army of Pharaoh that went in after them into the sea; not even one of them was left.
29 But the children of Israel walked on dry land through the midst of the sea, and the waters were a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.

Read on.

My points:
1. ALL biblical records are TRUE. The Hebrew exodus is just one example. Biblical records are not myths or fairy tales.

2. This kind of miracle only happened in the ancient times when God is revered as the All-mighty, fearsome God who can do whatever He likes. Indeed, before God became the man, Jesus Christ, He dwells in unapproachable light (1 Tim. 6:16). Of course today, He's still the All-mighty God and we still fear Him in a proper way. However, the Lord Jesus also commanded us to love Him with all our being (Mark 12:30).

3. Our experience of God and Christ should not be focused on miraculous activities. No doubt God will have to move His finger to perform miraculous deliverance, whenever necessary, according to His way, not our way of how miraculous is miraculous. But those who know God's heart will know that this is not what God wants to do.

4. Our experience of God and Christ is by enjoying Him as our food, drink, air, life supply, and everything by spending our time with Him in His word, and of course, by meeting with the saints to be the church. The desire of God's heart is that we are filled with Him personally, unto His fullness, the church, corporately. (Eph. 3:19; Eph. 4:13) Do you know this?

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