The Israelites had to trust God and go through the sea. It is like jumping without a parachute, trusting that God will catch you.
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The Israelites were told to eat the passover meal in a hurry, dressed to go. In a similar vein there is an urgency to our faith.
Our will is a gift to be used right. The Pharaoh's heart was strengthened (hazaq lev) to resist God. It invited the perfect storm.
Moses is sent back to Egypt to do the impossible. God the great I Am who I Am, can do anything.
When Jesus said that he came to reveal the Truth, Pilate asked what is truth? Either we believe the truth is revealed in Christ, or we are still in darkness.
When Peter denied it the third time that he knew Jesus, a rooster crowed. Remembering that Jesus foretold this, he cried bitterly. He realized that he was in God’s presence all that time.
Following Jesus in the modern world is a unique challenge. To keep on doing it and to not get tired is an even greater challenge.