Exodus 25

This chapter begins the section of God’s instructions for Israel in how to enter into a relationship with the Living God. The instructions for the tabernacle (25:1-31:18) and the instructions for the procedures (35:4-40:38) make up the majority of the rest of the Book...

Exodus 24

Exodus 24:1-2 The first two verses connect with 20:21, when God called Moses to ascend Mt. Sinai and bring with him the seventy elders, Aaron, and Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu. This chapter involves the confirming of the Covenant. In the previous chapters God...

Exodus 23

Exodus 23:1-5 One of the key aspects of God’s Law is both truth and justice. This is an amplification of the ninth commandment (20:16), a warning against distorting the truth and subverting what is just and right (Lev. 19:15-16). God’s people in judging are not...

Exodus 22

Exodus 22:1-4 God’s Law was given to Israel that they might understand and walk in a holy way. God is Holy and His children are called to be holy. This is true in both Old and New Covenants. This chapter deals with personal property. God recognizes our right to own...

Exodus 20

With the possible exception of some of the stories in Genesis or Psalm 23, we come to the most widely known portion of Scripture in the Tenakh, the Ten Commandments. these laws are more than simply good rules to live by. They show us something of the nature of God, we...