The pursuit of earthly treasures is a disease that feeds and increases upon itself.
Here the call for silence opens the imaginary proceedings of a court, where God will face the heathen world with a test question.
Throughout this marvelous narrative of the plagues, the thing that stands out is the destruction of Egypt’s paganism. Its gods were dead!
Part 2 in “Worship” Blog Series
By its very nature any religious image is false, being a lying, man-made, presentation of what is allegedly represented.
We are “in Christ,” having believed in him and having been baptized into the “one body,” Christ’s spiritual body. As a result of Christ’s redemptive work, we enjoy eternal life (presently, in the joys of Christian service, and ultimately, throughout all eternity).
On almost every page of the New Testament, the spiritual foe of Christians is identified, not as a mere principle, but as personal, intelligent, malignant and cunning. Yes, it’s Satan, the Devil, the great dragon, serpent and evil one!