I'm sure most of you remember the story of Moses and Pharaoh. Moses goes to big bad Pharaoh and says "let my people go", he says no, cue many plagues and nastinesses. What few people remember is that it was all a set-up. Pharaoh was inclined to let the **** go, but God deliberately made him change his mind (and again after every single plague, damn that book is repetitive) just so he'd have an excuse to inflict all his wonderful plagues:
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin...&division=div1Originally Posted by Exodus 8, KJV
He's such a swell guy.