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Friday, June 2, 2017

That ROCK Moses Stroke Was CHRIST HIMSELF


Exodus 17:1-16 NIV






Water From The ROCK




1The whole Israelite community set out from the Desert of Sin, traveling from place to place as The LORD Commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink. 

2So they quarreled with Moses and said, “Give us water to drink.”

Moses replied,


“Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you put 


The LORD to the test?”


3But the people were thirsty for water there, and they grumbled against Moses. They said, “Why did you bring us up out of Egypt to make us and our children and livestock die of thirst?”


4Then Moses cried out to The LORD, “What am I to do with these people? They are almost ready to stone me.”


5The LORD Answered Moses,


“Go out in front of the people. Take with you some of 

the elders of Israel and take in your hand the staff 


with which you struck the Nile, and go. 


6 I WILL Stand there before you by The ROCK at 


HorebStrike The ROCKand water will come out of it 


for the people to drink.”






So Moses did this in the sight of the elders of Israel. 7And he called the place Massaha and Meribahb because the Israelites quarreled and because they tested 

The LORD saying,


“Is The LORD among us or not?”






The Amalekites Defeated








8The Amalekites came and attacked the Israelites at Rephidim. 9Moses said to Joshua, “Choose some of our men and go out to fight the Amalekites. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill with the staff of GOD in my hands.”


10So Joshua fought the Amalekites as Moses had ordered, and Moses, Aaron and Hur went to the top of the hill. 11As long as Moses held up his hands, the Israelites were winning, but whenever he lowered his hands, the Amalekites were winning. 12When Moses’ hands grew tired, they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held his hands up—one on one side, one on the other—so that his hands remained steady till sunset. 






13So Joshua overcame the Amalekite army with the sword.







14Then The LORD Said To Moses, 


“Write this on a scroll as something to be 


remembered and make sure that Joshua hears it, 


because I WILL Completely Blot Out the name 


of Amalek from under heaven.”



15Moses built an altar and called it 


The LORD Is my Banner. 







16He said, 


“Because hands were lifted up Against The Throne of 


The LORD, The LORD WILL BE At War Against the 

Amalekites from generation to generation.”








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