Promised posts on the book of Revelation have not been forgotten but other more pressing things have consumed my time.
This morning I ran across some photos I made of the Suez Canal and thought I would post one of them. This photo was made from the Asia side of the Suez Canal. The view is west toward Africa. At this point the Suez Canal cuts through Lake Timsah.
The Suez canal connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea. After ten years of work the canal was completed in 1869.
Some scholars have suggested that the crossing by the Israelites as they left Egypt may have been in the area around Lake Timsah (through, south or north of it). Other suggestions include a site in the vicinity of Lake Ballah or the Great Bitter Lake for the crossing. We have several posts dealing with this subject. Search for Suez Canal, Great Bitter Lake, or the Exodus.
Read the biblical account in Exodus 13.