God’s story is the ultimate frame for our own. Our stories are most meaningful when they are swept up into and rewritten by his.Enter Prayer
Redemption Daily Prayer: Cycle 1
A nine-session cycle of 10–12 minute voice-only audio prayer guides, each corresponding thematically to a chapter of the Redemption book. Inspired by Anglican Morning Prayer, Lectio Divina, and infused with passages from Redemption to set the scene for our imaginations.
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In Egypt, the Israelites were under a fog of unyielding oppression: daily suffering was as far as the eye could see for as far as the memory could recall…Enter Prayer
When Pharaoh withheld straw for their bricks, what had already been ruthless labor for the Israelites became unbearable.Enter Prayer
The Israelites suffered terrible slavery in Egypt, but they also served its gods.Enter Prayer
The old life of slavery was gone and a new life with God had begun. God’s people had gone through a sort of death and resurrection.Enter Prayer
Food and water were scarce, and fears were fierce. God had delivered them from the hand of Pharaoh, but could he also deliver them from the wilderness?Enter Prayer
…they coerced Aaron into making an idol, something they could see and feel, something to embody their hope of redemption while God and Moses were absent.Enter Prayer
God’s character, which he’d already proven by his redemptive works, he now proclaimed in words: The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious…Enter Prayer
The blessing of God’s presence—the very lifeblood of human existence—this is what was at stake for the Israelites…Enter Prayer