Series: Best of Series: Different Messages from Various Series'
Title: “Manna: The Food that Didn’t Satisfy” – Part Ten
“Then the LORD said to Moses, ‘I will rain down bread from heaven for you.’” Exodus 16:4
What do we know about ‘manna’, other than it was food God had rained down for the Hebrew people during their fourty years in the desert? Everything God does, to the smallest detail, is planned out and bears significance. Author and Bible teacher, Charles Price, closed this series on ‘Exodus’ by explaining important truths about the provision of manna, both the right and wrong of it, and how manna represented far more than the food God gave His people.
The journey of the Israelites out of Egypt and into Canaan is retold in Scripture many times as a parallel to the Christian experience. Their deliverance from Egypt is a picture of deliverance from sin. The Passover, which was the final straw that broke the will of Pharaoh, is a foreshadowing of Christ, our Passover Lamb who was sacrificed for us. The land of Canaan, flowing with milk and honey, represents the fullness of life that God intends for His people. In this study of Exodus, we are at the point where the Israelites are six weeks into their journey and God miraculously provides them with manna.
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