LESSON NOTES

Exodus 35

Chapters 35-40 ends the story of God's deliverance and redemption of God’s people. The focus is on the construction of the Tabernacle it may appear redundant since we covered it earlier in the instructions given to Moses in Chaps. 25-31. These chapters discus the...

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Exodus 34

Exodus 34:1-3. Moses’ intercession in the previous chapter moved God to renew His covenant with Israel. God ordered Moses to prepare two new stone tablets that He might once again write upon them the Ten Commandments. The tablets were complete copies of the Ten...

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Exodus 33

Exodus 33:1-3 Verse 3 captures God’s heart in response to the idolatry with His people. His response was so strong that he warned Israel that He might not be able to withhold his judgment against them. This chapter is transitional, in the next chapter we’ll learn of...

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Exodus 32

In Ex. 19 Israel comes to Mt. Sinai and Moses went up on the mountain in response to God’s call. In Ex. 19:4-6 God thru Moses gives them the invitation to be His covenant people. The Jewish people in response promised to obey whatever God told them to do (Ex. 19:8;...

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Matthew 02

Matthew 2:1-2 Bethlehem was a small village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The religious leaders knew that Bethlehem would be the birthplace of the Messiah from the prophecy of Micah, and they tell this to Herod in v. 5-6 (Mic. 5:2; John 7:42). Herod the Great...

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Matthew 01

The reason Matthew begins with a study of the Genealogy is to establish the credentials of the promised King of Israel. Genealogy in Greek is the same word for Genesis or beginning. Genealogies were an essential element in establishing one’s credentials. Ezra 2:62...

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Exodus 31

V 1-3 God had just finished giving Moses the pattern for the Tabernacle's design (Ex. 25:8-9). Moses was a prophet, but the tabernacle needed an artist. So, God called two men to serve as his holy artists, Bezalel and Oholiab. They were called by name (Exod. 31:2, 6)....

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Exodus 30

V 1-10 The altar of incense was made of acacia wood overlaid with gold and was 12x18 inches and 36 inches in height. By comparison a typical bathroom sink cabinet is 32 inches but in new construction they are now 36. This was the tallest piece of furniture in the holy...

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