“The LORD said: “I have surely seen the oppression of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.” Exodus 3:7.
The account of Moses and the deliverance of Israel from Egypt is one of the most read of Old Testament stories. But the people had imbibed much of Egypt during their lengthy stay, and carried this knowledge with them into the wilderness. When Moses descended from the Mount, carrying the stone tablets of the law, he saw the golden calf, and in his anger threw down and broke the tablets. [Read more…]