LESSON NOTES

Exodus 6

LESSONSExodus 6:1 God uses the expression “with a strong hand” twice in this verse. He is answering Moses’ complaint by reminding Moses of his original promise in Exodus 3:19 that it would take something greater than human power to move Pharaoh to let Israel go. God...

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Exodus 5

Exodus 5:1 It seems unusual that Moses and Aaron would have the right to see the king personally. However, it was in keeping with the traditional legal system of the ancient world that kings were expected to be available to the low and great alike, a requirement that...

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Exodus 4

Exodus 4:1 - Moses’ first two protests (Exodus 3:11,13) were formal, expressing humility in the face of an overwhelming assignment. God assured him that Israel’s leaders would listen to him (Exodus 3:18) but now he wonders if they would believe his claim that the Lord...

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Exodus 3

Exodus 3:1-3 Moses was now a simple shepherd having lost his title and privilege as a prince in Egypt. Taking care of sheep was part of his training to be a shepherd of Israel. God identifies Himself as a Shepherd, the Good Shepherd (Ezekiel 34:1-22; Ps. 23). In...

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Exodus 2

Exodus 2:1-2 The third attack on Israel was that all baby boys born were to be drowned. All Egyptians were commanded to drown the boys born to Israelite women in the Nile (Exodus 1:22). Moses’ believed God for her son and refused to kill her son. She most stood...

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Exodus 1

The great theme of Exodus is deliverance. God delivered Israel in the past and Exodus implies that He will deliver Israel in the future. No matter how terrifying and hopeless, God will deliver them just as He had delivered them in the past. God always saves His...

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Tisha B’Av – Zechariah 8:19

Last Monday at Sundown began Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the Jewish month of Av. It is a day of mourning for the Jewish people. Prophetically it speaks of a glorious day to come. Tisha b'Av will become a day of joy and gladness as foretold in Zechariah 8:19: These were...

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Ephesians 5:15-18 – The Halakah of G-d

Paul urged the Ephesians to walk in a new way. In a manner worthy of their calling. The word for walk in Hebrew is Halak and is the root of the word Halakah. Halkah is the word used by Jewish people to describe God’s Law. The Torah, God’s Word or Law was given to...

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