08/30/18 Daily Devotion – God knew his heart!

“But when Pharaoh saw that there was relief, he hardened his heart and would not listen to Moses and Aaron, just as the Lord had said.” — Exodus 8:15 (NIV84) Pharaoh “hardened his heart … just as the Lord had said.” God knew. He knew all along. He told Moses that this was exactly what was […]

08/28/18 Daily Devotion – Pharaoh’s heart became hard!

“But the Egyptian magicians did the same things by their secret arts, and Pharaoh’s heart became hard; he would not listen to Moses and Aaron, just as the Lord had said. Instead, he turned and went into his palace, and did not take even this to heart.” — Exodus 7:22&23 (NIV84) I wonder whether anything breaks […]

08/27/18 Daily Devotion – Water turned to blood!

“This is what the Lord says: ‘By this you will know that I am the Lord: With the staff that is in my hand I will strike the water of the Nile, and it will be changed into blood.'” — Exodus 7:17 (NIV84) The first plague to hit the Egyptian people was that the water of […]

08/26/18 Daily Devotion – Our God is the real thing!

“Pharaoh then summoned wise men and sorcerers, and the Egyptian magicians also did the same things by their secret arts: Each one threw down his staff and it became a snake. But Aaron’s staff swallowed up their staffs.” — Exodus 7:11&12 (NIV84) As the Lord commanded Moses, he performed the same miracle with his staff […]

08/25/18 Daily Devotion – God can use anyone!

“Moses was eighty years old and Aaron eighty-three when they spoke to Pharaoh.” — Exodus 7:7 (NIV84) No wonder Moses thought someone else should do the job he was called to do. He and Aaron were in their 80s when they were called to deliver the Israelites from Egypt. Their eyes of sight saw the illogical […]