Torah Portion: Exodus 13:17-17:16
Gospel Portion: Matthew 14:22-33
This portion starts off with the Israelites leaving Egypt and the dramatic conclusion of the Egyptian army lost to the sea. The joyous highs are met with some grumbling lows, when YHVH’s (God’s) people face bitter water and hunger.
Our weekly study plans are designed to make Bible reading a tangible experience. Every activity is designed to bring the Bible to life and encourage curiosity and conversation. For this weeks adventure, we have a prep plan that includes a grocery list, a wpquail and Manna inspired menu, a printable map to plot and visualize the trek out of Egypt, a sheet of discussion questions to engage conversation and a fun snack-tivity. We hope these tools encourage and inspire you to dig deeper in your family’s Bible study time!
Here you will find a printable Prep Plan, Discussion Questions and Interactive Map. The Prep Plan has day by day instructions and a complete shopping list for activity and meals. Discussion Questions are designed to spark curiosity and a desire to dig deeper. The printable map will bring your study to life as you pinpoint and trace where events actually occurred!
“They came to Marah, but they could not drink the water at Marah because it was bitter — that is why it was named Marah. The people grumbled to Moses, “What are we going to drink? ” So he cried out to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a tree. When he threw it into the water, the water became drinkable.”