During the Days of Unleavened Bread we pictured coming out of spiritual Egypt. After observing these days, "Now what?" We should not be like the ancient Israelites who in fear looked back longingly to "the good old days" of Egypt, and three days later began complaining against Moses. The "Now what?" answer is found in Deuteronomy 16:12 (that we should remember their past --- that we were spiritual slaves in spiritual Egypt --- and that we should be careful to obey God). We should then go forward being led by God.
Fred Crow is an elder with United Church of God; pastor of the Eureka and San Jose, California congregations. After 34 years, Fred retired from the aerospace industry in 2015. He and his wife Sue have two daughters and eight grandchildren. On the side, he wrote a newspaper column, taught scuba diving, was a published cartoonist; and he is a writer, photographer, and traveler.