Notes on Exodus 19-21

The Ten Commandments. Almost everyone is aware of them, so I will not spend time discussing each of them. However, I will expand on some. “Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing. . .” I have a fascination with the concept of images. Images have power that … Continue reading Notes on Exodus 19-21

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Notes on Exodus 16-18

The children of Israel are wandering into the “wilderness of Sin” which is obviously a geographical location, but I cannot escape the word “Sin” here. I get a picture of the Israelites who were just rescued from hell on Earth, yet still struggle in the wilderness of their own sins. They are found wandering, complaining, … Continue reading Notes on Exodus 16-18

Notes on Exodus 13-15

Egypt is a “type” of the world; the sinful, secular world. Thus, when God brings the children of Israel OUT of Egyptian bondage, we see a picture of salvation. Just as God brought the Israelites out of Egypt, Christ brings us out of slavery to sin. Notice, however, the way that the Israelites react when … Continue reading Notes on Exodus 13-15

Notes on Exodus 7-12

The “ten plagues” in Exodus is one of the most well-known stories in the Bible. However, the richness of the various layers found when really looking into these supernatural events is often overlooked. I am about to share some things that I found that I have either rarely or never heard from any pulpit in … Continue reading Notes on Exodus 7-12

Notes on Exodus 4-6

The skepticism and hesitation to be obedient expressed by Moses in Exodus 4-6 is telling of the human condition. 1. We always doubt God. Here is Moses talking to a bush that burns but is not consumed, and he STILL argues with God about doing what he is told. He uses the excuse that we … Continue reading Notes on Exodus 4-6

Notes on Exodus 1-3

Although Joseph had a great relationship with Pharaoh, both were now dead. The new Pharaoh had no positive relationship with the children of Israel and his Hitleresque fear of Hebrew population growth and power (Exodus 1:9) led to the first great genocide of the Israelites (Exodus 1:16). We once again see the battle between the … Continue reading Notes on Exodus 1-3