Exodus 8:1-15 "Those frogs kept him up all night"
The plague was everywhere, today we have a plague of sin...It's effects are seen all over.
Frogs in the street, frogs in the yard, frogs in the house, and frogs in the bed, and frogs in his bread, frogs in his head!
The frogs came as a result of pharaoh's sin (sin will cost you a high payment, or a high punishment)
* His rebellion caused the frogs in his life Verse 1
He did not want God, so he got the frogs. His rebellion wasn't against what he did not know, but who he did know! He thought their has to be another way? Many think their is another way to heaven.
I Timothy 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.
* His refusal caused the frogs in his life Verse 2
They kept him up all night, He couldn't sleep, he couldn't eat. When he went to the table for his frosted flakes, he got frosted frogs.
He could have been blessed by the Lord, but he rather be bothered by the frogs.....Today we have frogs bothering us, not the green ones, but those things which get in the way of our WALK, WORSHIP.
He thought he was the big toad!
Luke 14:11 For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Proverbs 16:18 Pride goeth before destruction and an haughty spirit before a fall.
When we argue and fuss (Those frogs again) When we put off salvation (Those frogs again)
* His rejection caused the frogs in his life Verse 15
His rejection of let my people go...Brought him trouble
II Peter 2:21 For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
He thought his position, and pride would keep him from being bothered by those common frogs, but those frogs effected his family. Sin is a curse on America touching every family in this land.
Romans 2:11 For there is no respect of persons with God.
He rejected the Lord, he got the frogs....Today we have rejected the Word of God, and this generation is dealing with things much worse than frogs. We have AIDS, a lack of morals, everything which is good is being torn down, and just like Pharaoh we will reap what we are sowing Galatians 6:7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
His rejection of God's work...He dealt with the frogs, His rejection of God's word, He dined with the frogs. They kept him up all night with their croaking, and jumping around.
Are you having a problem with some things jumping around in your life. Is something keeping you up tonight.
Egypt was full of dead frogs, the after effects of the plague, today America is full of dead churches, maybe an after effect of sin.
Yes things started hoping in Egypt, but it died out, and dried up. Friend what about your life?
Verse 15- He hardened his heart...So many have hardened their hearts against the invitation in Romans 10:13 FOR WHOSOEVER SHALL CALL UPON THE NAME OF THE LORD SHALL BE SAVED.
If you rebel, refuse, and reject salvation, you will have to deal with something worse than frogs. Hell is real, The fire is real....Ask Jesus to save your soul!
Do you have FAITH, or the FROGS! It is my prayer you will have faith, and not the frogs.