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Exodus 1:5

Exodus 1:5

Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were the three original patriarchs of the Jewish nation, and their history began when Abram was called by God, to leave the Ur of the Chaldees, and to go into a land which God would show him.

The genealogy of Abraham, and the ongoing history of his descendants, continues into Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy, and can be tracked throughout the writings of holy men of God, whom the Lord used to pen the Old Testament read more...

Exodus 3:2

Exodus 3:2

The Lord prepared Moses for 80 years before he was used of God to lead the people of Israel out of Egyptian slavery and across the Red Sea, on their journey to the promised land. His first 40 years were living as a prince in the palaces of Pharaoh, while he spent the next 4 decades herding sheep for his father-in-law Jethro, in the land of Midian.

God not only raised Moses but trained and prepared him to lead His people read more...

Exodus 3:12

Exodus 3:12

Having spent 40 years since leaving Egypt, Moses, who had been raised in Egyptian palaces and who formerly enjoyed all the benefits the world could offer, had become insignificant in his own eyes and felt insufficient for the work that God had called him to do. God ordained that Moses would bring His people Israel out of Egypt, and yet Moses felt ill-equipped to fulfil this mighty task. HOWEVER, God in His grace reminded Moses of an eternal truth - a promise to all read more...

Exodus 3:14

Exodus 3:14

God had revealed Himself to Adam; to Enoch; to Noah, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.. and to many other people, before Moses had his historic meeting with the God of Israel at Mount Sinai.

To Adam He was the triune creator Elohim. To Hagar He was the God who sees me. Abraham discovered Him to be the everlasting God and his gracious Provider, while He unveiled Himself to Jacob as - God: the God of Israel.

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Exodus 4:11

Exodus 4:11

Moses, who was from the Levitical line from Jacob was called to be God's great prophet to Israel. He was the one who lead the people out of Egypt and became Israel's renown Lawgiver at eighty years old. Kept in social isolation for half his life, he was in the despised vocation as a sheep-herder in the parched, arid wilderness, where his self-will was broken.

It was here that the fiery flame of God met with him at the burning read more...

Exodus 14:13

Exodus 14:13

The Children of Israel joyfully marched out of Egypt because they had trusted God. They had been covered by the atoning blood of the Passover Lamb and escaped the angel of death through believing His word - they had been set free from the bondage of slavery, by grace through faith.

But having made their exodus from Egyptian oppression, the children of Israel suddenly found themselves hemmed in on every side. Their fearsome enemy read more...

Exodus 14:14

Exodus 14:14

The Lord had rescued Israel from their slavery in Egypt and brought them out with much wealth, but when they saw the Egyptian army in hot pursuit their hearts failed for fear. Instead of holding fast to the Word of God and remembering His promise to take them in safety into the land He promised to Abraham, they looked at the problems that were surrounding them.

The surging waters of the Red Sea were ahead, mountains read more...

Exodus 15:26

Exodus 15:26

God progressively revealed the many facets of His eternal character throughout the pages of Scripture and it was to Moses that the Lord revealed Himself as Jehovah-Rapha - for: I am the God Who heals you. God had already revealed Himself to Abraham as 'the Lord God'; 'the Almighty God'; 'the everlasting God' and Abraham's 'Provider' and He it was Who saved His people Israel after 400-years of bondage in Egypt, when they applied the spilt blood of read more...

Exodus 17:15

Exodus 17:15

It is not so much faith that is important but the One in Whom you place your trust. What is important is trusting Jehovah-Nissi, (the Lord our banner) for He has promised to fight for us, when our enemies come in like a flood.

As Israel's armies fought Amalek, their fierce enemy, on the field of conflict in the physical realm - in the same way Moses battled the adversary in a parallel sphere, through spiritual read more...

Exodus 20:1

Exodus 20:1

In the beginning God made man in His own image, but man sinned and fell into rebellion against his Creator.. and God's plan of redemption was set in motion. But the evil intent of man's evil heart remained evil continually.. and the windows of heaven poured out the water of judgement on a God-hating, sinful world.. flooding the entire earth and cleansing it of it pre-flood perversions and unspeakable violence.

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Exodus 20:2

Exodus 20:2

The moral law was given specifically to Israel.. and before God listed the conditions of His covenant with Israel and His requirements of His chosen people, the Lord reminded them : I am the LORD your God, Who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

Israel had been selected out of the sea of nations to be God's chosen people, and this initial statement preceded the long list of read more...

Exodus 20:3

Exodus 20:3

The giving of the Law to the nation of Israel was one of the most important events in the history of mankind's redemption, and an important step in the chronicles of the covenant nation of Israel - through Whom God's anointed Saviour was to be born.

The Lord had rescued the nation of Israel from Egyptian slavery and carried them on eagles wings into the Sinai desert where they were to be given an exalted position among all the read more...

Exodus 20:4

Exodus 20:4

There is nothing more obnoxious to the Lord than the worship of graven images and idolatry surrounding false gods. When God presented Himself to the people of Israel in the wilderness and made His covenant with them, the very first matter the Lord brought up was this issue of idolatry, where something or someone - visible or invisible, was placed before Him.

From the beginning, men started to worship the creation instead of the read more...

Exodus 20:12

Exodus 20:12

Honouring one's father and mother is being obedient to them, listening to their advice and complying with their instructions and wishes. This Old Testament command, to honour your father and mother is not only repeated by the Lord Jesus in His pre-cross ministry to Israel, but is also reiterated to the Church.. by Paul, in both Ephesians and Colossians - Children, be obedient your parents.. in the Lord, Paul wrote, for this is right and well-pleasing read more...

Exodus 20:13

Exodus 20:13

The Law of Moses, which comprises of 613 individual laws, begin with the Decalogue, otherwise called the 10 Commandments, or more literally translated 'the Ten Words'.

These 10 commandments underpin both the religious and civil law of Israel and can be divided into two very distinct groups. The first four relate to man's relationship with God, while the last ones pertain to man's relationship with his fellow man.

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Exodus 31:13

Exodus 31:13

At the beginning of creation God rested on the 7th day and He set it aside as a day of rest. But man sinned, and Jesus told us that: My Father is working until now, and I Myself am working. By God’s grace both Father and Son are working in the lives of men and women to bring them into a right relationship with God – through faith in the sacrifice of Christ Jesus, on Calvary’s cross – for the sins of mankind.

But God used the example of His read more...

Exodus 33:18

Exodus 33:18

There is a deep craving and an insatiable hunger in the heart of all men for God. Many suppress their desire, ignore their hunger or even deny this deep-seated need but it will remain in the heart of all men throughout their life, for God has set eternity within the heart of humanity.

Moses was a man that recognized his own insatiable desire to know his Creator God and in humble acknowledgement of God's almighty mercy and great read more...

Exodus 33:22

Exodus 33:22

Moses was the great law-giver of Israel, but he also enjoyed intimate fellowship and close friendship with God. Moses had a deep interest and concern for the people of Israel, and interceded on their behalf, on many occasions.

Despite their murmurings.. against both the Lord and himself, Moses had deep, spiritual concern for God's chosen people, which caused him to plead with the Lord for His goodness and grace, His guidance and read more...