Exodus 17

1-2 – Israel is being led by the Lord visibly in the form of a pillar of fire by night and a cloud by day (Ex. 14:21-22). So, it was not Moses who led them to this waterless place, but the Lord and yet quarreled with him. Moses thought he was going to be stoned (v....

Exodus 16

Exodus 16 Exodus 16 Exodus 16:1-3 God brought Israel out of bondage but did not lead them immediately to the Promised Land.  They needed to be prepared by God in order to represent Him in His Land.  God’s intention for them was that they would be a Kingdom of Priests...

Exodus 14

V 1-4 God speaks to Moses and instructs him “turn back”, directing them to a place that is next to the “Sea”. This is most likely the Northern end of the Gulf of Suez which is a branch of the Red Sea. The place God led them to was strategically a location that Pharaoh...

Exodus 15

Exodus 15 Exodus 15 Exodus 15:1-3 This is a song of praise to the Lord that goes through v 21 and is most instructional.  It’s a celebration of the triumph over Pharaoh’s army giving thanks for God’s power and sovereignty. It’s similar to songs in Psalms that...

Exodus 12

12:1-2 Moses and Aaron, who were Levites and priests, receive legal instructions here regarding the future observance of Passover. In these verses God changes the calendar of Israel here. Prior to this the New Year, known as Rosh Hashanah, was observed in the fall. It...

Exodus 13

Exodus 13 Exodus 13 Exodus 13:1-2 Fathers and their firstborn children carried special responsibilities for family leadership. The firstborn played a major role in the Passover. The consecration and redemption of Israel relate to settling into the promised land, which...