Then Pharaoh summoned Moses and said, “Go, worship the LORD. Even your women and children may go with you; only leave your flocks and herds behind.”
But Moses said, “You must allow us to have sacrifices and burnt offerings to present to the LORD our God. Our livestock too must go with us; not a hoof is to be left behind. We have to use some of them in worshiping the LORD our God, and until we get there we will not know what we are to use to worship the LORD.”Exodus 10:24-26 NIV
I can’t even recall how many times I have heard, read, watched this story.
Moses stood strong and would not accept the compromise.
I would have been tempted to take the deal.
I wonder what we have sacrificed in getting to where we are as a people of faith?
Is our worship as prescribed by God?
Is it possible, we so quickly found our freedom for worship that we have forgotten how to freely worship?