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God responds to the rude grumbling of the people with amazing grace!

BibleGateway: Exodus 16:2-15

ESV Text: Exodus 16:2-15

KJV Text:

The section starts at about 0:14 and ends at about 2:50

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2 And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness: 3 And the children of Israel said unto them, Would to God we had died by the hand of the LORD in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh pots, and when we did eat bread to the full; for ye have brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with hunger. 4 Then said the LORD unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a certain rate every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or no. 5 And it shall come to pass, that on the sixth day they shall prepare that which they bring in; and it shall be twice as much as they gather daily. 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all the children of Israel, At even, then ye shall know that the LORD hath brought you out from the land of Egypt: 7 And in the morning, then ye shall see the glory of the LORD; for that he heareth your murmurings against the LORD: and what are we, that ye murmur against us? 8 And Moses said, This shall be, when the LORD shall give you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full; for that the LORD heareth your murmurings which ye murmur against him: and what are we? your murmurings are not against us, but against the LORD. 9 And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, Come near before the LORD: for he hath heard your murmurings. 10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake unto the whole congregation of the children of Israel, that they looked toward the wilderness, and, behold, the glory of the LORD appeared in the cloud. 11 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 12 I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel: speak unto them, saying, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in the morning ye shall be filled with bread; and ye shall know that I am the LORD your God.

     13 And it came to pass, that at even the quails came up, and covered the camp: and in the morning the dew lay round about the host. 14 And when the dew that lay was gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small round thing, as small as the hoar frost on the ground. 15 And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, It is manna: for they wist not what it was. And Moses said unto them, This is the bread which the LORD hath given you to eat.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 374:
Grace! ‘Tis a Charming Sound

— Organ Audio

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1. Grace! ‘Tis a charming sound, 
Harmonious to the ear; 
Heaven with the echo shall resound, 
And all the earth shall hear. 

2. Grace first contrived the way 
To save rebellious man, 
And all the steps that grace display 
Which drew the wondrous plan. 

3. Grace first inscribed my name 
In God’s eternal book; 
‘Twas grace that gave me to the Lamb, 
Who all my sorrows took. 

4. Grace led my wandering feet 
To tread the heavenly road; 
And new supplies each hour I meet 
While pressing on to God. 

5. Grace taught my soul to pray 
And made mine eyes o’erflow; 
‘Twas grace that kept me to this day 
And will not let me go. 

6. Grace all the work shall crown 
Through everlasting days; 
It lays in heaven the topmost stone 
And well deserves the praise.