Moses Mondays

Moses Mondays: Omens

The world of the Egyptians was filled with signs, omens, and portents. They saw spiritual significance in almost everything. One of the major challenges I faced, one that caused me the biggest intitial problem, was how to have Moses’ arrival on the scene coincide with the necessary expectations of the Egyptian priests and even Pharaoh…

Moses Mondays: The Hebrews

I believe Moses came from an exceptional family. After all, we have his sister Miriam and his brother Aaron, who becomes Israel’s first priest. However, as you could see from chapter two, his mother was no slouch. In some ways I sought to make Jochebed the prototypical Jewish mother, strong, resolute, with her children driving…

Moses Mondays: The Living Waters

There are several pivital moments in the life of Moses. One, that sets the stage for all that follows, is his discovery by the daughter/sister of Pharoah and his subsequent adoption. This event is a nexus point for everyones’ lives and no one will be the same afterwards, from the most high personage on the…

Moses Mondays: How It All Started

It wasn’t just the fact that Moses is a seminal character in the history of the people of God that drew me to him. I was also disturbed that the popular view of Moses was radically distorted, especially his time in Egypt. Due to Cecil B. DeMill’s The Ten Commandments, most people think of him…