Exodus 1-2 – a reflection on the way God’s salvation flows into our world

The birth of Moses and his infant deliverance is like a Christmas story for the people of Israel – it is the birth of salvation, the birth of freedom and healing and life and love. As at Christmas, the story of salvation starts small, vulnerable, fragile amidst terrible violence. And in Moses’ case, the hope of God’s people depends on the flow of the great river.