Studies in Slavery & Redemption
Chapter 3 [part b]
New Light 4:
A SLAVEMASTER hides his true identity,
a REDEEMER is caring and personal.
Slavemasters are cruel and cowardly:
Redeemers don't mind the dirty work:
This passage should be treasured equally among the most famous in the Bible, for in it Elohim reveals Himself to a degree even deeper than He did to Adam, to Enoch, to Noah, to Abraham or the other patriarchs.
But Moses was the first to publicly declare Him by his Name!
Moses is here introduced very personally to the one who would forever be known as the "Redeemer of Israel".
Let's clarify how personal this revelation gets:
The fact of the matter is that the same God has seen your pain, the burden of your oppression and the sorrow of your heart (from your own choices and others) and wants to redeem you as well.
Let me repeat that...
Yahweh has seen your:
and wants you to be redeemed and freed as well.
Please let me add these final points:
Right now, you are extremely dubious that salvation is possible or plausible; but it is.
*I believe that He has ALWAYS existed in bodily form, from before the foundation of the Earth, so that we might be formed in His likeness. What happened with Mary was surrogation, not incarnation. He gave up His throne to be born and live as we do - yet without sin.