Reflexion, A Spiritual Community

Exodus 15-16, BASIC SURVIVAL: FOOD AND WATER

April 22, 2018 Season 3 Episode 14
Reflexion, A Spiritual Community
Exodus 15-16, BASIC SURVIVAL: FOOD AND WATER
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Reflexion, A Spiritual Community
Exodus 15-16, BASIC SURVIVAL: FOOD AND WATER
Apr 22, 2018 Season 3 Episode 14
Chuck Smith, Jr
Israel’s “other song” is their chorus of complaint (15:22-27) They arrived at their first desert oasis, but the water there was undrinkable – we naturally encounter “bitter” moments when traveling • they went straight to complaint, grumbling or murmuring • the Hebrew word suggests frustration or disappointment settled in the heart ◦ and then verbally leaking out ◦ they learned to complain while they were slaves in Egypt – Israel was an infant nation – they had been dependent on their masters • it did not occur to them that they could fend for themselves
Show Notes
I will sing to the LORD for he has triumphed gloriously; he has hurled both horse and rider into the sea. The LORD is my strength and my song; he has given me victory. This is my God, and I will praise him— my father’s God, and I will exalt him! Exodus 15:1-2 Intro: These verses begin Israel’s first psalm of praise However, it will be a long time before music becomes regular feature of their worship – I am going to run through what follows quickly and then return to this song
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