Exodus 14, the crossing of the Red Sea.

Exodus 14, the crossing of the Red Sea.

Yes, this route seems confusing, and Pharaoh thought so too.

From a map from the building of the Suez Canal some of names are mentioned.

This route is less glorious than the Hollywood production, but closer to what Scripture says.

As a child I was fascinated by this etching by Gustave Doré, the traditional crossing of the Red Sea. Feel free to imagine whichever version is true, God shows His greatness many ways.

 

Isaiah 6, the call of Isaiah, “Here am I, send me”, hardened hearts.

Seraphim. Mont Sainte-Odile, Alsace, France

Did God really through Isaiah make the people’s hearts hardened? Let us go back to Abram, and the promise of God to him:

Then as Abraham’s descendants were slaves in Egypt:

Who were hardening hearts?

This is summed up in the ten plagues of Egypt.

By the way, according to the Quran there were only nine plagues. Guess which one is missing?

This is the blessing for believers through the words of Jesus: