Israelites stand in awe
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 @ 23:19
Sister Wendy Beckett examines Cranach's version
of the Red Sea escape
Of all God's miracles of salvation,
their escape from Egypt was the most significant for the
Israelites. The Passover is still the great event of the Jewish
liturgical year, and Christians, too, rejoice in it. They see it as
a forerunner of the passing over of Jesus in his crucifixion and
The culmination of that great escape
from the enemy was the extraordinary passage through the Red Sea.
This symbolises ...
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