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Introduction

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Scope

Purpose

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Importance

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Message

Exposition

I. THE LIBERATION OF ISRAEL 1:115:21

A. God's preparation of Israel and Moses chs. 14

1. The growth of Jacob's family 1:1-7

2. The Israelites' bondage in Egypt 1:8-22

3. Moses' birth and education 2:1-10

4. Moses' flight from Egypt to Midian 2:11-15

5. Moses' life in Midian 2:16-25

6. Moses' call 3:14:18

7. Moses' return to Egypt 4:19-31

B. God's demonstrations of His sovereignty chs. 511

1. Pharaoh's response to Moses and Aaron's initial request 5:16:1

2. Moses and Aaron's equipment as God's messengers 6:27:7

3. The attestation of Moses and Aaron's divine mission 7:8-13

4. The first three plagues 7:148:19

The water turned to blood (the first plague) 7:14-25

Frogs (the second plague) 8:1-15

Gnats (the third plague) 8:16-19

5. The fourth, fifth, and sixth plagues 8:209:12

Flies (the fourth plague) 8:20-32

Murrain (the fifth plague) 9:1-7

Boils (the sixth plague) 9:8-12

6. The seventh, eighth, and ninth plagues 9:1310:29

Hail (the seventh plague) 9:13-35

Locusts (the eighth plague) 10:1-20

Darkness (the ninth plague) 10:21-29

7. The proclamation of the tenth plague ch. 11

C. God's redemption of His people 12:113:16

1. The consecration of Israel as the covenant nation 12:1-28

Directions for the Passover 12:1-14

Directions for the Feast of Unleavened Bread 12:15-20

The communication and execution of the directions concerning the Passover 12:21-28

2. The death of the firstborn and the release of Israel 12:29-36

3. The exodus of Israel out of Egypt 12:37-42

4. Regulations regarding the Passover 12:43-51

5. The sanctification of the firstborn 13:1-16

D. God's completion of Israel's liberation 13:1715:21

1. The journey from Succoth to Etham 13:17-22

2. Israel's passage through the Red Sea ch. 14

3. Israel's song of deliverance 15:1-21

II. THE ADOPTION OF ISRAEL 15:2240:38

A. God's preparatory instruction of Israel 15:2218:27

1. Events in the wilderness of Shur 15:22-27

2. Quails and manna in the wilderness of Sin ch. 16

3. The lack of water at Rephidim 17:1-7

4. The hostility of the Amalekites 17:8-16

5. The friendliness of Jethro the Midianite ch. 18

B. The establishment of the Mosaic Covenant 19:124:11

1. Preparation for the Covenant ch. 19

2. The Ten Commandments 20:1-17

Preface 20:1-2

The first commandment 20:3

The second commandment 20:4-6

The third commandment 20:7

The fourth commandment 20:8-11

The fifth commandment 20:12

The sixth commandment 20:13

The seventh commandment 20:14

The eighth commandment 20:15

The ninth commandment 20:16

The tenth commandment 20:17

3. The response of the Israelites 20:18-21

4. The stipulations of the Book of the Covenant 20:2223:33

The basic principles of worship in Israel 20:22-26

The fundamental rights of the Israelites 21:123:12

Introduction 21:1

Slavery 21:2-6

Betrothal of a female 21:7-11

Homicide 21:12-17

Bodily injuries 21:18-32

Property damage 21:3322:15

Crimes against society 22:16-31

Justice and neighborliness 23:1-9

Rest 23:10-12

The reiteration of basic principles of worship 23:13-19

Yahweh's relation to Israel 23:20-33

5. The ratification of the Covenant 24:1-11

C. Directions regarding God's dwelling among His people 24:1231:18

1. The revelation of the directions 24:12-18

2. Contributions for the construction of the sanctuary 25:1-9

3. The tabernacle furnishings 25:10-40

The ark of the covenant 25:10-22

The table of showbread 25:23-30

The lampstand 25:31-40

4. The tabernacle structure ch. 26

The curtains 26:1-14

The boards 26:15-25

The bars 26:26-30

The veil 26:31-35

The screen 26:36-37

5. The tabernacle courtyard 27:1-19

The altar of burnt offerings 27:1-8

The courtyard 27:9-19

6. The investiture of the priests 27:2028:43

The oil 27:20-21

The priests 28:1-5

The ephod 28:6-14

The breastplate 28:15-30

The robe 28:31-35

The gold plate 28:36-38

The tunic, turban, and sash 28:39

The garments of the lesser priests 28:40-43

7. The consecration of the priests 29:1-37

8. The service of the priests 29:3830:38

The daily burnt offering, meal offering, and drink offering 29:38-46

The altar of incense and the incense offering 30:1-10

The atonement money 30:11-16

The brazen laver 30:17-21

The holy anointing oil 30:22-33

The incense 30:34-38

9. The builders of the tabernacle 31:1-11

10. The sign of the Sabbath 31:12-18

D. The breaking and renewal of the covenant chs. 3234

1. The failure of Israel ch. 32

Israel's apostasy 32:1-6

Moses' intercession 32:7-14

Aaron's excuse 32:15-24

The Levites' loyalty 32:25-29

Moses' second intercession 32:30-35

2. The re-establishment of fellowship ch. 33

3. The renewal of the covenant ch. 34

E. The construction and dedication of the objects used in Israel's worship chs. 3540

1. Preparations for construction 35:136:7

2. Execution of the work 36:839:43

The tabernacle 36:8-38

The furniture, vessels, and courtyard 37:138:20

The raw materials 38:21-31

The priests' clothing 39:1-31

Presentation to Moses 39:32-43

3. The erection and consecration of the tabernacle ch. 40

Conclusion

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

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