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...

Exodus 21

Exodus 21:1 “These are the laws (mishpaṭim) also translated “regulations,” and “statutes” which identifies what follows through Exodus 23:33 as the Book of the Covenant. This provides greater detail on the work of God’s people to be His priests to the nations (Ex...

Exodus 19

V 1-2 Israel arrives now at Mt. Sinai on the third new moon, which is about 7 weeks after Passover. The Law will be given in the next chapter on Shavout or weeks also known as Pentecost. God has delivered His people from Egyptian bondage and has fulfilled His word to...

Exodus 18

V 1-4 Jethro and Zipporah are mentioned in 2:18-21; 3:1; 4:18-26. Jethro was a priest in Midian, most likely similar to Melchizedek of Gen. 14. Moses was led to them after fleeing Pharaoh when he was 40 years old. Zipporah, his daughter became Moses’ wife and bore him...