• The Torah
• Genesis The Book of Beginnings
• Exodus The Birth of the Nation
• Leviticus The Law of the Nation
• Numbers The Wilderness Wanderings
• Deuteronomy The Laws Reviewed
• The Book of Exodus: (The “Outgoing”)
• Entire race shedding the shackles of generations-long servitude
• Migrating to a new country, emerging in a new corporate life
• They entered Egypt as a family ;they emerged from Egypt as a nation.
• Three Main Subjects
The Exodus (Chapters 1- 18)
– The Plagues.
– The Passover.
– The Crossing of the Red Sea
The Law (Chapters 19-24)
– The Mosaic Covenant. The Tabernacle (Chapters 25-40)
– The Priesthood
• The years of oppression
Israel’s Expansion in Egypt.
– Prospered in Goshen.
The Pharaoh “who knew not Joseph.”
– An Assyrian, not Egyptian (Acts 7:18; Isa 52:4).
(A vassal of the Hyksos?).
– Insecure due to the increase of Hebrews.
– Oppressed and enslaved them…
Hyksos may have placed the Assyrian on the throne and may have built the Great Pyramid (which is not “Egyptian”).
400 + 30 years affliction =430 years of Galatians (Gal 3:17).
• Moses stands out in the pre-Christian world.
• Born during, but delivered from, government ordained genocide.
• He took a race of slaves and molded them into a powerful nation that
• altered the entire course of history.
• The Burning Bush
– Acacia: Thorn bush of the desert
– Fire: Judgment
– Judged, not consumed: Mercy/Grace
• “I AM that I AM”:
– Jesus claim in John 8:58
• Ten Plagues
“…against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment…”
• Water turned to blood Osiris, Isis, Horus, Hapimon,Tauret, Nu
• Frogs Hekt
• Lice (Sand Flies?) Geb
• Scarabs (“Swarms”) Amon-Ra
• Disease in animals Apis, Hathor, Bubastis
• Boils, Thoth, Apis, Serapis, Imhotep
• Hail, Fire Shu, Nut, Horus
• Locusts Nepri, Ermutet, Anupis, Osiris
• Darkness (that was felt) Ra, Aten, Horus, Tem, Shu
• Firstborn Pharaoh’s own dynasty
• Life: “This month shall be the beginning of months.”
• Liberty: Delivered from bondage.
• Deliverance: Covered by the blood, not nationality.
• Fellowship: Memorialized as a feast to this day.
• Prophetic: “Behold the Lamb of God that taketh away the sin of the world” (John 1:29 & 34).
• Egypt a “Type” of the World
• Material wealth and power.
• Ruled by a despotic prince: Pharaoh = type of Satan.
• Fleshly wisdom and false religion.
• Organized on force, ambition, pleasure.
• Persecuted the people of God.
• Overthrown by Divine judgment.
• Crossing the Red Sea
• Israel was cornered against the Sea;
• Shekinah, as a fiery pillar, blocked the Egyptian army as the Sea
• parted to allow Israel to cross;
• As the Egyptians followed, they are drowned.
• (A submerged “land bridge” has been discovered across the Strait of Tiran supporting an Arabian site of Mt. Sinai.)
• Our “Exodus” in Christ
• Emancipation from Bondage
– Spiritual, not just physical
• Delivered by the shedding of blood
– His, not animal anticipatory emblems
• Universal, not national
– “Whosoever believeth on Him shall be saved” (John 3:16).