On the rugged steps of Mount Sinai, Helen, the mother of Constantine the Great, established an early Christian monastery. The building site was immediately adjacent to a bush that the local people believed to be the bush that “was burning, yet was not consumed” (Ex. 3:2).
The exodus story is replete with events that foreshadow the life of Christ, the walk of the believer, and the practice of the church. There are so many, we will narrow our focus somewhat in this lesson by Mark Lanier. We will dwell on some of the wonderful lessons for the church that are set within this historical story of Israel. As this lesson continues a story line of the Exodus carried forward in earlier lessons, we begin by taking the narrative past the night of the Passover.