Today we had the incredible blessing to go see Moses at Sight and Sound.
A friend works there and can get free tickets, but you only know the day of the show if there are seats left so we were flexible, but Elizabeth was able to get tickets for us for the 11:00 show today!!! (THANK YOU Elizabeth! <3)
And we were totally blessed and in awe of this magnificent show.
If you are looking for a special thing to do with your family this holiday season I would HIGHLY recommend this production. (It runs through April)
I was in serious awe over the set and costumes. It was just mind boggling thinking about how they pulled all this off.
And so incredibly moving.
When Moses’ mother put him in the Nile and entrusted his life to God it was hard to keep the tears from forming. When 3 of your kiddos lives started in a similar way, they were abandoned by their birth mothers in hopes that someone would find them and save them…..well, it is especially moving.
God’s hand of protection was upon Moses and He used him greatly.
And then how Sight and Sound handled the whole murder scene was very tasteful and then of course you have the plagues and the parting of the Red Sea….I won’t give any spoilers….but you felt like you were part of the miracle!
It is a REALLY well done show.
I honestly think I liked it better then Noah….which I didn’t think was possible.
And what was so neat was that we just got done reading about Moses’ story in the The Gospel Story Book, and since this was so spur of the moment it was just so neat that this story was fresh in the girls minds. They sat so still through the ENTIRE 2.5 hour show. It certainly captured their attention.
When the Israelites obeyed and put the sacrificed lamb’s blood over their doors and then when the Angel of death passed over it was just so powerful.
Moses’ story shows us that even when we mess up. Even when we don’t obey. God is loving and gracious and saves us.
And Moses didn’t always obey.
But when God spoke to him in the burning bush (which was another REALLY neat part of the show!) and got his attention you realize how powerful and all mighty God really is.
That all we have to do is rely on the one who is the I AM.
Those 2 little words.
But are so powerful. So convicting.
And when God was writing the 10 commandments in stone it struck me that our generation aren’t the only ones who are falling into sin left and right!
God wouldn’t have had to make those 10 commandments if the Israelites weren’t sleeping around, cursing, murdering, stealing, coveting their neighbor stuff…..
An excerpt from the Gospel Bible Story:
“Do you know why God gave Israel and us the commandments? The apostle Paul said that God’s commandments, which we call the law, taught him what sin was.
He said that if God had not given us the law, we would not know what sin is. (Romans 7:7) You see, once we know God’s law and we see how many times we break it, we realize that we are sinners who need a Savior. That is where Jesus comes in.
How about you?
Have you broken God’s law? None of us can obey God perfectly. None of us except for Jesus.
When we put our faith in him, Jesus takes away our sin and gives us his perfect record of obedience.”
But what is our excuse then??? (other then we are dirty rotten sinners in need of grace!)
But unlike the Israelites who were only getting these laws for the first time….we KNOW the law….yet so many of us are continually falling into sin.
Yet, our Heavenly Father is so loving that all we need to do is ask for His forgiveness and He loves us so much that we can continue to have a relationship with the great I AM.
Now THAT is a great ending.