Focal Passage: Exodus 18:9-11, 14-21
A burning bush, a split sea, broken tablets before an idol of gold. When one considers the life of Moses it is likely that one of these iconic biblical scenes comes to mind. Moses is one of the most well-known people in the entire Bible and the key figure in some of the most dynamic and important parts of the Old Testament.
One of the more inconspicuous, yet essential characters in the Exodus narrative is Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law. The passages we are considering cover two conversations between Jethro and his son-in-law. Let’s explore these passages and notice helpful principles for our relationships today.
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