February 8, 2019 @ 12:30 PM

      

An awe-inspired moment for the Israelites as they gather at the foot of Mount Horeb  Illustration 

Illustration from a Bible card published by the Providence Lithograph Company, 1907

 

Mount Horeb, also known as Mount Sinai, is one of the most important religious sites in the Bible.  It was on Mount Horeb that Moses met God for the first time. As “the angel of the LORD appeared unto him [Moses] in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush …,” God commanded Moses to deliver the Hebrews from Egyptian bondage.[1]  In another display of God’s power, Moses later witnessed “the finger of God” pen the Ten Commandments on two tables of stone in the same ......

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