Saturday, March 2, 2013

His Grace Makes His Gold Our Good

While the Israelites fled from the Egyptians into the Promised Land, they lived under unearned, unmerited favor. Despite their wrangligns and complainings.

The Israelites received gold, silver, and precious jewels, all back pay for their slave labor, from the Egyptians.

The Lord has prophesied of this great substance, this great transfer of wealth from the wicked of the world to the righteous in Christ"

(Genesis 15)


(Exodus 3)

When the Israelites left Egypt, the passed through the Red Sea, a picture of baptism, in which we live the world of sin and death in our trespasses to alive and thriving in Christ, in the Promised Land of rest.

Their travels from Egypt to Sinai was unparraleled grace. Every time the Israelites complained, the Lord met their need, and superabundantly/

After they received the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai, however, the Israelites chose to bring thmeslves under a different covenant, the Mosaic law, which condemns all men.

From that  moment, the Israelites then took the gold and previos

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