"Longing for Freedom" (Exod. 2:23-25; Num. 14:1-4) (Exodus 2:23-25, Numbers 14:1-4)

Benjamin Lee, November 26, 2017
Part of the Christmas in the Wilderness series, preached at a Sunday Morning service

Sin's power is broken, but sin's presence endures.

Tags: consequences, fight, God, hope, mourn, power, presence, salvation, sin

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Exodus 2:23–25 (Listen)

23 During those many days the king of Egypt died, and the people of Israel groaned because of their slavery and cried out for help. Their cry for rescue from slavery came up to God. 24 And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. 25 God saw the people of Israel—and God knew.


Numbers 14:1–4 (Listen)

14:1 Then all the congregation raised a loud cry, and the people wept that night. And all the people of Israel grumbled against Moses and Aaron. The whole congregation said to them, “Would that we had died in the land of Egypt! Or would that we had died in this wilderness! Why is the LORD bringing us into this land, to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will become a prey. Would it not be better for us to go back to Egypt?” And they said to one another, “Let us choose a leader and go back to Egypt.”


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