Yahweh and the Pharaoh

588 WordsFeb 19, 20182 Pages
Exodus 7- 14 begins with Yahweh’s people under the authority of Pharaoh and Pharaoh won’t let them go. Yahweh spoke to Moses and to Moses’ brother, Aaron, and told them to tell Pharaoh to let His people go. Throughout the chapters, Yahweh will strengthen Pharaohs heart letting His signs and wonders multiply throughout Egypt. The land of Egypt will experience many acts of judgements resulting in death and in the freedom of Yahweh’s people. Pharaoh is first induced to Yahweh through two old men, Moses and Aaron. Pharaoh sees these men as not a threat resulting him into thinking that their God is weak. Moses and Aaron then try to show Yahweh through the signs involving the staff. Pharaoh is not impressed again because his officials can do them too. These events cause Pharaoh’s heart to be strengthen and to not listen to Yahweh’s commands in letting His people go. Yahweh then performs many plagues in attempt of Pharaoh letting His people go. The plagues start out with Yahweh commanding Moses and Aaron to turn the Nile into blood. They obey Yahweh but yet again Pharaoh is not impressed because his officials can also turn the water to blood. This and the fact that Pharaoh wasn’t directly affected by this plague, it let his heart remain strengthen. Yahweh proceeds with the plague of frogs which will invade the land of Egypt. Even though Pharaoh’s officials could bring up frogs too, Pharaoh asked Moses to tell his God to get rid of the frogs in exchange of letting His people go to
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