Exodus 9:8-12 – Discussion Questions
- How were the magicians not being able to stand, significant to the story?
- How does God’s purpose in the plagues–that people would know that He is Yahweh–represent the opportunity for Egypt to experience mercy? Why did most of Egypt experience judgment instead?
- How would you respond to someone who points out that some aspects of the plagues could have arisen naturally? Which aspects of the plagues show undeniable evidence of supernatural origins?
- Notice that the boils were a medical condition. How do we turn health care or health into an idol?