Exodus 32.1-33.23; Matthew 26.69-27.14; Psalm 33.1-11; Proverbs 8.33-36
Days. Not months. Not years. Days Moses was gone and the people of Israel assume the worst, which for them would have been they have no one to lead them. Make us a God to lead us, they cry, we cannot bear to be without someone telling us what to do. Here’s a question: Just what exactly does it say about a people that in such a short span, they freak out without someone in a visible role to lead them? What does such action say about their understanding of God’s leadership? Can we say the same things about ourselves?
Why do you think Moses’ request from God was that Moses be allowed to see God’s glorious presence?
What are ways we deny Jesus today?
The psalmist writes that, “we can trust everything [the Lord] does.” How do our lives demonstrate we believe this?
How does hating wisdom mean we love death?