A series of remarkable meetings await Moses, the servant of God, in these two chapter. The first with his father-in-law Jethro, where Moses gains invaluable advice. Next Moses meets with God, then the people, then more with God.
The road to freedom from slavery was one of great drama. Pharaoh, in his arrogance, chased after the people that he set free. It cost him and his army their lives while the Jews would go free. That was the rod of God; God’s judgment.