Exodus 33+34

Introduction The Lord has delivered his people from their captivity in Egypt; and he brought them to Mount Sinai where he made a covenant with them; but they very quickly turned from the Lord and broke the first and second commandments by worshipping a golden calf. Moses prayed to the Lord, asking the Lord to … Continue reading Exodus 33+34

Exodus 32(07–35)

Introduction The Lord has delivered the Israelites from their captivity in Egypt; he's brought them safely through the Red Sea; he's leading them to the Promised Land; on the way, he's provided them with food to eat and with water to drink; and he's protected them from their enemies; he's led them to Mount Sinai … Continue reading Exodus 32(07–35)

Exodus 32(01–06)

Review It's been about a month since we last studied the book of Exodus together, so perhaps it's time to review what we've seen so far before moving any further. You might recall that the three Ps which we encountered in the book of Genesis: people; place; and presence. God promised to make Abraham and … Continue reading Exodus 32(01–06)

Exodus 30+31

Previous Chapters When we were studying 2 Peter recently -- where Peter criticises the false teachers and where he says so much about the coming judgment -- I said that we might be tempted to say that this is a very negative passage of Scripture. It's a very negative passage, because here's Peter, criticising these … Continue reading Exodus 30+31

Exodus 28+29

Previous Chapters Back in chapter 24 we read how the covenant between the Lord and his people was confirmed with the offering of sacrifices and the eating of a fellowship meal. And then, after the covenant was confirmed, Moses ascended Mt Sinai and entered the glory-cloud of the Lord; and for 40 days and 40 … Continue reading Exodus 28+29

Exodus 26+27

Introduction We've spent a number of weeks on the book of Exodus; and we've seen how the Lord God was revealing through these events the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ, because just as the Lord saw the Israelites in their misery when they were slaves in Egypt, so he saw us in … Continue reading Exodus 26+27

Exodus 25

Introduction Last week we spent our time on chapter 24 which tells us about the occasion when the covenant established between the Lord and his people was confirmed with the offering of sacrifices and with the eating of a meal in the presence of the Lord. And then do you remember? Moses ascended to the … Continue reading Exodus 25

Exodus 24

Introduction Today's passage can be divided into two parts. Firstly, there's verses 1 to 11 where the covenant between the Lord and his people is confirmed. Secondly, there's verses 12 to 18 where Moses went up Mt Sina and entered the cloud and he remained there for 40 days and 40 nights while the Lord … Continue reading Exodus 24

Exodus 23(20–33)

Introduction We've seen how the Lord delivered his people from their captivity in Egypt by sending the plagues and then by leading the people through the Red Sea on the dry land and by destroying their enemies afterwards. And we've seen how the Lord has been leading them through the wilderness. And along the way, … Continue reading Exodus 23(20–33)