Question for Home Groups or private reflection
- Which parts of the passage show God deliberately leading the Israelites and Egyptians into a showdown at the Red Sea? What reason does God give for doing this?
- How would you explain what God’s glory is?
- In what ways does this passage show that although God glorifies himself through salvation, he still genuinely loves his people?
- Consider the results of God bringing glory to himself through the crossing of the Red Sea. How does this show us that God glorifying himself is a loving act towards humanity?
- When you consider God’s desire to glorify himself through the salvation of his people, how does it make you feel about God?
- “Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God” (1 Cor 10:31) – Do you struggle with the concept that the chief end of our lives is to glorify God? Why/why not?
- We can glorify God through worship (Psalm 26); our faith (Romans 4:20) and our day to day lives (Matt 5:16). How can you develop and grow in these three areas, so that you can give more glory to God? Try to think of practical steps you could take.
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