Outline/Summary The bitter Marah waters After leading the Israelites through the Red Sea, Moses took the people into the Desert of Shur, where they traveled for three days and found no water. They arrived at Marah but could not drink because the waters were bitter (in Hebrew, Marah means “bitter”). The people grumbled against Moses, “What can we
The Song of Moses and Miriam – attributes of God that are equally applicable to every Christian follower today. (Exodus 15:1 – 15:21)
After God delivered the Israelites from the pursuing Egyptians, Moses and the Israelites sang a song of praise to God. I will sing to God for he is highly exalted. Both the horse and driver he has hurled into the sea. God is my strength and my defense. He has become my salvation. He is my
Moses parts the Red Sea allowing the Israelites to safely escape the pursuing Egyptians (Exodus 13:17 – 14-31).
When Pharaoh let the Israelites go, God did not send them to the Promised Land through Philistine country, even though the route was shorter. God thought, “If they face war against the Philistines, they may change their minds and return to Egypt.” So God led the Israelites through the desert toward the Red Sea. The
God instructs Moses to consecrate every firstborn male in commemoration of the day Israelites were freed from slavery (Exodus 13:1 – 13:16).
God said to Moses, “Consecrate to me every firstborn male. The first offspring of every womb belongs to me, whether human or animal.” Moses said to the people, “Commemorate this day, the day you came out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery, because the Lord brought you out of it with a mighty hand. Eat
The origin of Passover – God gives Passover restrictions to Moses and the Israelites (Exodus 12:40 – 12:51)
The origin of Passover The Israelites lived in Egypt for 430 years. At the end of 430 years, to the very day, all the Lord’s divisions left Egypt. Because God kept vigil that night to bring them out of Egypt, on this night, all Israelites are instructed to keep vigil to honor God for the generations
God strikes down all the firstborn in Egypt triggering the beginning of the Israelite’s’ exodus (Exodus 12:29 – 12:39).
As he had warned he would do, at midnight, God struck down all the firstborn in Egypt, including Pharaoh’s firstborn son and the firstborn of all livestock as well. Pharaoh and his officials rose in the middle of the night to hear great wailing throughout Egypt for there was not a single home without someone
God instructs Moses on the Passover and Festival of Unleavened Bread – A Christian view of the Jewish rite that celebrates Israel’s sacrifice, redemption, and honor (Exodus 12:1 – 12:28).
God told Moses and Aaron: “This month is to be the first month of your year. Tell all of Israel on the tenth day of this month, each is to take a lamb, one for each household. If a house is too small for a whole lamb, they must share with their neighbor. The animals you
God said to Moses, “I will bring one more plague on Pharaoh and his people. After that, he will let you go from here and when he does, he will drive you out completely. Tell the people that men and women alike are to ask their neighbors for articles of silver and gold.” God made the Egyptians
God brings a plague of darkness upon Egypt but Pharaoh still refuses to concede to God’s will (Exodus 10:21 – 10:29).
After the devastating plague of locusts, God said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand toward the sky so that darkness spreads over Egypt – darkness that can be felt.” So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky and total darkness covered all Egypt for three days. No one could see anyone else or move about for
God brings a plague of locusts upon Egypt and Pharaoh agrees to let the Israelites go – but only with unacceptable conditions on their release (Exodus 10:1 – 10:20).
God said to Moses, “Go to Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart and the hearts of his officials so that I may perform these signs before them so you can tell your children and grandchildren how I performed signs and miracles and made fools of the Egyptians so they would know that I am the