Notes: Exodus 7-9, Psalm 114

Exodus 7-9Psalm 114

Bible Narrative Project

God counts to 3 (like I do with my children), 3 times, with these plagues.

The first plague insulted Hapi (the Nile god), the second insulted Heqt, the fifth insulted Apis, Mnevis, Hathor, Khnum (animal-headed deities). God is making a statement: I am the God here.

The subject of free will comes up in reference to the hardening of Pharaoh’s heart, but it was in accordance with Pharaoh’s real will. His changes of heart were never for positive reasons, and he always went back on his word…back to his real will. God just …affirmed that.

About Maryann

Maryann Spikes is the past President of the Christian Apologetics Alliance. She blogs at Ichthus77, and loves apologetics and philosophy. In particular she loves to study all things Euthyphro Dilemma and Golden Rule. Formerly a para-educator (autism) for five years, she holds a Certificate in Christian Apologetics from Biola University, an AA in Humanities via Modesto Junior College, and moonlights as a freelancer on Upwork. You can follow her on Twitter @Ichthus77, connect with the Ichthus77 community on Facebook, or look her up on Google+.
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