Did the plague of hail really happen as the Bible says it did? Besides the Bible describing the ferocity of the hail, the Ipuwer Papyrus also mentions it, confirming the Bible’s description. Pharaoh wanted to repent but he did not. Why not? God used hail in the history of His people at various times, especially in deliverance. One such incident is recorded from the time of Joshua. Revelation tells us God will use hail again during the seventh plague.

What lessons can we learn from the plague of hail and God’s use of hail in the deliverance of His people? God was not only speaking to Pharaoh’s heart, but to ours as well. Discover God’s mercy mingled with judgment in the plague of hail.
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