EPISODE #106: Ted asks about whether Christians should give things up for Lent. Rod offers up some different conversations like, “How does the cross work? Why is the cross so important in Christianity?”, and the words that are associated with it: Reconciliation, Adoption, and the idea of Substitution.
The Exodus always remains a continual and present reality for the people of Israel—it is always on their mind. It was and remained the big salvific event of the Old Testament, yet at the same time it points forward to what God will yet/continue to do to save His people.