In addition to the New International Version (2011) of the Bible, the following resources were used to help write this sermon: Brevard S. Childs, The Book of Exodus in The Old Testament Library, pp. 310-17; Maxie D. Dunnam, Exodus in The Communicator’s Commentary, pp. 213-20; Terence E. Fretheim, Exodus in the Interpretation Commentary, pp. 191-95; John Ortberg, “God Helps Those Who Help Themselves,” Menlo Church, Menlo Park, CA, 6-9-19; Philip Graham Ryken, Exodus in the Preaching the Word Commentary, pp. 457-67.