The Red Sea crossing on my mind today. Anyone who has read the Bible is familiar with this story. The Israelites had been in bondage in Egypt for over four hundred years. God finally sent Moses to liberate them and lead them to a land He had prepared for them.
After a series of plagues designed to convince Pharaoh to let them go, the king of Egypt finally relented.
God specifically instructed Moses to lead the people towards the Red Sea. It wasn’t long after they left before Pharaoh to change his mind! He rallied his army and set out to pursue and bring back the former slaves!
One moment they were elated to finally be free, the next Pharoah and his massive army were on their tail. To make matters worse, before them was nothing but a massive body of water. “…So they were very afraid, and the children of Israel cried out to the Lord. Exodus 14:10.
They felt trapped. If they went forward the sea would swallow them; if they turned back the Egyptians would either kill or capture them! With the Red Sea before them and Egyptians behind them, help could only come from above!! So they cried to the Lord and indeed He delivered them.
I want to assure you that you can trust the Lord to come through for you when you feel trapped or think all hope is gone! Men may fail you but God never will. Maybe all avenues seem closed to you, just look up, cry out to the Lord then stand back and watch Him bring deliverance, renew and restore your hope. As long as God is on your side, hope will never be lost! Be encouraged and confidently take on today, this week, this month, and this year!!!
Love, Lady Monica ❤️