Who is the LORD? - Ex.6.3Series: Exodus-Shaped
Who is the LORD? Who is YHWH? This famous question comes from the mouth of Pharaoh. This is not just the question of Exodus but really the question of the entire Bible. If you had read the story of the Bible up to this question in Exodus 5, you'd never come away thinking that God was particular about his name - but now, all of a sudden, he cares (Exodus 6.3). Why? What does God's name reveal about this new Hebraic monotheism, this revolutionary worldview? And why does Moses deliver two different speeches before Pharaoh in Exodus 5.1, 3?