Trying to Break Israel with More Work & Fewer Resources
These words from Pharaoh in Exodus remind me of the way many politicians are treating public school teachers today. Just as the Israelites were, I am tired of this oppression and call out to the Lord for help.
Exodus 5:6-9 NLT
“That same day Pharaoh sent this order to the Egyptian slave drivers and the Israelite foremen: â€œDo not supply any more straw for making bricks. Make the people get it themselves! But still require them to make the same number of bricks as before. Donâ€™t reduce the quota. They are lazy. Thatâ€™s why they are crying out, â€˜Let us go and offer sacrifices to our God.â€™ Load them down with more work. Make them sweat! That will teach them to listen to lies!â€”
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