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					Overview of Exodus

     From Pharaoh’s Oppression
       to Jehovah’s Presence
Pharaoh’s Oppression to Jehovah’s Presence

    Exodus
     – Greek: EXODOS
                           Departure
     – Latin: EXODUS
     – Hebrew:          = SHMUTH: Names;
       “Now these are the names of the children
       of Israel”
    Author: Moses
Pharaoh’s Oppression
to Jehovah’s Presence
  Jehovah’s Presence in           Jehovah’s Presence in the
   Israel’s Redemption             Establishment of Israel
       Exodus 1-18                     Exodus 19-40
  1-4    5-10    11-13    14-18   19-24
                         Provis. Precepts           25-40
 Prep. Plagues   Pass.
                         by God of God         Presence of God
by God by God      by
                  God
                                            25-32    32-34  35-40
                                             Inst.   Gold Building
                                              for     Calf of Taber.
                                            Priest
                                             and
                                            Taber
Pharaoh’s Oppression
to Jehovah’s Presence
  Jehovah’s Presence in           Jehovah’s Presence in the
   Israel’s Redemption             Establishment of Israel
       Exodus 1-18                     Exodus 19-40
  1-4    5-10    11-13    14-18   19-24
                         Provis. Precepts           25-40
 Prep. Plagues   Pass.
                         by God of God         Presence of God
by God by God      by
                  God
                                            25-32    32-34  35-40
                                             Inst.   Gold Building
                                              for     Calf of Taber.
                                            Priest
                                             and
                                            Taber
Pharaoh’s Oppression
to Jehovah’s Presence
  Jehovah’s Presence in          Jehovah’s Presence in the
   Israel’s Redemption            Establishment of Israel
       Exodus 1-18                    Exodus 19-40
  1-4    5-11    12-13    14-18   19-24
                         Provis. Precepts           25-40
 Prep. Plagues   Pass.
                         by God of God         Presence of God
by God by God      by
                  God
                                            25-32    32-34  35-40
                                             Inst.   Gold Building
                                              for     Calf of Taber.
                                            Priest
                                             and
                                            Taber
         Pharaoh’s Oppression to
         Jehovah’s Presence
                         God Prepares Israel: Exodus 1-4
Israel’s Redemption
 God’s Presence in




                          – Israel thrown into slavery by new king
                          – Moses: 3 sections of 40 years
                            • First 40: Somebody in Egypt
                            • Second 40: Nobody in Wilderness
                            • Third 40: What God can do with a nobody
                          – God appears to Moses; “Here I am.
                            Send Aaron.”
         Pharaoh’s Oppression to
         Jehovah’s Presence
                         God’s Plagues Against Egypt: Exod. 5-11
Israel’s Redemption
 God’s Presence in




                          – Pharaoh refuses to release Israel
                          – God Unleashes Plagues
                             • Demonstrate to Israel that God is capable
                               and willing to save them. He can be
                               trusted (Exodus 6:7)
                             • Demonstrate to Egypt that their gods are
                               nothing (Exodus 12:12)
                             • Death of the First born (Ex. 4:22; Gen. 12:3)
         Pharaoh’s Oppression to
         Jehovah’s Presence
                         God Passes Over the Obedient: Ex. 12-13
Israel’s Redemption
 God’s Presence in




                          – God gives instructions to insure
                            salvation from death.
                          – God establishes a holiday to
                            commemorate this event in Israel’s
                            history.
         Pharaoh’s Oppression to
         Jehovah’s Presence
                         God Provides in the Wilderness: Ex. 14-18
Israel’s Redemption
 God’s Presence in




                          – Israel is released
                          – Pharaoh changes his mind
                          – Israel trapped at the Red Sea
                          – God intervenes, saves Israel, destroys
                            Egyptian army
                          – Israel is baptized
                          – Travel to Mt. Sinai
          Pharaoh’s Oppression to
          Jehovah’s Presence
                           The Precepts of God (Ex. 19-24)
God’s Presence in His




                             – God makes a covenant with Israel (like a
                               marriage proposal)
                             – Israel will be a nation of priests bringing
      Precepts




                               God to the surrounding nations
                             – God gives stipulations of covenant (20-
                               23)
                             – Israel officially accepts God’s proposal
                               (24:3)
        Pharaoh’s Oppression to
        Jehovah’s Presence
                       Instructions for Priesthood and
God’s Presence in




                        Tabernacle: Ex. 25-31; 35-40
                         – Three part structure
                         – Materials were of increasing value as
      Israel




                           you entered Tabernacle
                         – Decreasing access as you entered
                           Tabernacle
        Pharaoh’s Oppression to
        Jehovah’s Presence
                       Israel’s Apostasy: Ex. 32-34
God’s Presence in




                         – Will God dwell with Israel?
      Israel
 Nation of Israel         Jesus              Christian
 Called Out of        Called out        Called out of
  Egypt                 of Egypt
  (Bondage)            Jesus is the       the bondage
 Passover              Passover           of sin
 Passover             Jesus is the      Baptized in
  Lamb                  Lamb of            Christ
 Pass through          God
  the Baptism          Baptized by       Tested by
  of Moses              John
                                           life’s trials
 Tested in            Tested by
  Wilderness            Satan in           and
                        Wilderness         temptations
   Given Law          Gave Law
    from Mt.            on
    Sinai               Mountain
Lessons We Learn About God in
Exodus
   God is Faithful to His Promises (Ex. 3-4) and
    expects His People to Be Faithful to Him (Ex.
    24:3).
   God is the Only True God and is Sovereign (Ex. 5-
    12, consider 12:12).
   God is able to save his people, even when it
    seems like a lost cause.
   God is Holy and His people must be holy (Ex.
    19:3-6)
    – God is just and merciful.
   God wants to dwell among His people (Ex. 40:34-
    35)

				
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