And the descendants of the captivity kept the Passover on the fourteenth day of the first month.
Recounting God’s provision in the wilderness, coming to Israel’s defense against enemies and providing the Davidic Dynasty to furnish leadership for the nation, the 78th psalm provides vital instruction to future generations.
That the Jewish people have carefully adhered to God’s requirements to communicate the message of Passover to successive generations authenticates the historic event that marked the founding of the nation of Israel.
For He remembered His holy promise, and Abraham His servant. He brought out His people with joy, His chosen ones with gladness.
Pharaoh ultimately released God’s Chosen People. But, God did not ignore the abuse they suffered at the hands of the Egyptians. Israel left with the wealth of Egypt as compensation.
During their tenure in the “land of Ham,” God used the difficulties they endured to not only establish the nation of Israel, but also the strong, vibrant and resilient people we observe living in their ancient homeland today.
Remember His marvelous works which He has done, His wonders, and the judgments of His mouth, O seed of Abraham His servant, you children of Jacob, His chosen ones!