Stay connected amidst social distancing receive weekly bible studies to share with family and friends. The first five books of the bible are together known as the pentateuch see introduction to genesis. Moses climbs it as a representative for the people to receive gods law and a. Its lengthy, packed full of characters, and sometimes difficult to tie into daily life. So perhaps this book is the first look at what it really means to have faith in god. In the torah series, the bible project explores the law of god as revealed to moses and recorded in the first five books of the bible.
These videos are great for personal study, small groups, or as sermon illustration components. Exodus part 1 the bible project videos the bible app. Bible survery exodus hebrew name velleh shemoth these are the names greek name exodus departure author moses date from 1635 to 1490 bc approximately. This story gives meaning to the words redemption and salvation which are used here for the first time in the bible. Bible commentary produced by tow project the book of exodus opens and closes with israel at work. The bible project the book of exodus overview part 1. The book the first half of the book of exodus is the story of moses leading israel out of egypt. As for this fellow moses who brought us up out of egypt, we dont know what has happened to him. It was written to record the events of israels deliverance from slavery in egypt. God raises up a deliverer to confront the evil of pharaoh and to liberate the. Yes, noah had plenty of faith in genesis but his story doesnt get the thorough treatment that moses gets here. But israel rebels by making an idol of the golden calf, which is just a really bad idea.
Aug 26, 2015 the ten commandments book of exodus p2 the bible project. Chapters 118 narrate the history of the egyptian bondage, the exodus from egypt, and the journey to mount sinai under the leadership of moses. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Exodus the expositors bible commentary kindle edition by jr. The first part of exodus recounts how abrahams family ends up enslaved in egypt. Exodus tells the rescue story of gods deliverance of moses and the israelites from slavery in egypt. Following the lineage of gods chosen people from jacob to moses, the first video in this twopart exodus. In exodus 1940, god invites the israelites into a covenant and comes to live among them in the tabernacle, but israel rebels and. Introduction to exodus bible commentary theology of work.
Moses climbs it as a representative for the people to receive gods law and a plan for gods own dwelling space, the tabernacle. In part one of the book of exodus, god frees abrahams descendants in egypt through his servants moses and aaron with an epic showdown between good and. This article is within the scope of wikiproject bible, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the bible on wikipedia. While in exile, moses is told by god at the burning bush that he will free the israelites from slavery. Several statements in exodus indicate that moses wrote certain sections of the book see 17. Exodus part 1 the bible project videos abrahams family is brutally enslaved in egypt, so god raises up a deliverer, moses, to confront the king of egypt and set his people free.
The second half of the book tells of the covenant that was established between god and israel at sinai and promulgates laws for the ordering of israels life since exodus continues the sacred story of the divine promise to israel begun in genesis. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of. Summary of the book of exodus the story of the bible. It is the first place the words redemption and salvation are used in the bible. At the bible project, we make animated videos that explore the books and themes of the bible. They camped at mount sinai, where moses received gods commandments. Exodus 32 new international version niv the golden calf. In exodus 1940, god invites the israelites into a covenant. List of books and articles about book of exodus online. Commentary on the book of exodus by matthew henry old. The book of exodus is the story of god rescuing the children of israel from egypt and forging a special relationship with them. Moses returns to egypt and, with the help of ten devastating plagues and the miracle of the parting of the red sea, he leads the israelites to freedom. In exodus 118, god rescues the israelites from slavery in egypt and confronts the evil and injustice of pharaoh.
We also need to follow god by obeying his commands. Watch our read scripture video on the book of exodus, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. The book of exodus records the events of gods spectacular deliverance of israels people from egyptian slavery, as well as their establishment as a nation. Download the bible projects read scripture videos on the book of exodus, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. Abrahams family is brutally enslaved in egypt, so god raises up a deliverer, moses, to confront the king of egypt and set his people free. This is the first of two read scripture videos dedicated to the book of exodus, which aims to help you see its unique contribution to the story of jesus, but also how it works within the bible. It is here that the classic biblical themes of oppression and redemption, of human enslavement and divine salvation, are most dramatically expressed. Exodus is the second book of the pentateuch the five books of moses, and its where we find the stories of the ten plagues, the first passover, the parting of the red sea, and the ten commandments the book gets its name from the nation of israels mass. With keith david, joe forte, shivani ghai, sean teale. Exodus is the second book of the hebrew bible, but it may rank first in lasting cultural importance. Moses was the author of the book of exodus exodus 17. The key personalities include moses, miriam, pharaoh, pharaohs daughter, aaron, and joshua.
At the onset, the israelites are at work for the egyptians. The greek septuagint lxx, and the latin vulgate versions of the old testament assigned the title exodus to this second book of moses, because the departure of israel from egypt is the dominant historical fact in the book 19. Book of exodus encyclopedia of the bible bible gateway. Timothy mackie let s be honest, exodus 118 is a super intense part of the biblical story, which raises some heavy theological questions.
If all of your class has email, send them an email with the dates the lessons will be studied. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading exodus the expositors bible commentary. The epic showdown between god and pharaoh over the fate of the enslaved israelites is a pageturner. The book of exodus began with the israelites as egyptian slaves, but it ends with israel a free people, following god to the land he promised them. In gods timing, the exodus of the israelites from egypt marked the end of a period of oppression for abrahams descendants genesis 15. Top this article has been rated as topimportance on the project. Exodus is the second book of the pentateuch the five books of moses, and its where we find the stories of the ten plagues, the first passover, the parting of the red sea. In this post, the bible project breaks down the book of exodusthe second book of the bibleinto digestible pieces so we can understand and apply its truths. Exodus begins in the egyptian region called goshen. Unlike many contemporary scholars, he believes it is possible to distinguish exodus e from exodus j. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. The people then traveled out of egypt and, it is traditionally believed, moved toward the southern end of the sinai peninsula. The second book of the pentateuch is called exodus, from the greek word for departure, because its central event was understood by the septuagints translators to be the departure of the israelites from egypt. In part one of the book of exodus, god frees abrahams descendants in egypt through his servants moses and aaron with an epic showdown between good and evil.
The book continues the story of the ancestors of israel in egypt, now grown in number to a large landless population enslaved by the pharaoh. In exodus, god rescues the israelites from slavery in egypt and confronts the. A narrative worthy of a film posted on february 15, 20 by virgowriter ive never seen disneys prince of egypt nor all of cecil b. Prior to the book of exodus, the only legal sections in the bible are the short commands contained in the various covenants with adam, noah, abraham, isaac, and jacob, including the law of circumcision gen 17. At mount sinai, moses receives laws from god that will. Such laws were given in connection with promises of divine blessing to gods people. Although the book describes all 12 tribes, it is much more likely that the. The bible project the book of exodus overview part 1 of 2 tv.
The exodus story shapes the entire rest of the bible. The first eighteen chapters of the book of exodus recount how god miraculously delivered israel from egypt. The book of exodus consists mainly of two genres, narrative history and laws. The title exodus comes from the septuagint, which derived it from the primary event found in the book, the deliverance from slavery and exodus or departure of the. Every chapter of the bible in 140 characters or less. Sinai, gods presence covers the mountain in a dark cloud. Follow israels iconic rescue in the book of exodus. The bible is one unified story that leads to jesus, but we dont always treat it that way. Demilles the ten commandments, so i knew little about exodus. The book covers a period of approximately eighty years. Because its such a pivotal moment in israelite culture, the story, the rules, and the aura reverberate throughout the rest of the book. Watch our overview video on exodus 1940, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought.
Designed for 30minute lunch breaks, the study contains scripture references, thoughtprovoking questions, and prayers to help you apply biblical principles to your work life. May 1, 2017 image result for the bible project exodus poster. Watch our overview video on exodus 118, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. Part of the bible and your work study series, this study of exodus takes a look at the delivery of egyptians from slavery in egypt, emphasizing that god did not deliver israel from work. Witness encounters with god in the book of exodus part 2. Book of exodus overview insight for living ministries. B this article has been rated as bclass on the projects quality scale. By the books end, they have finished the work of building the tabernacle according to. The book of exodus was written between 1440 and 1400 b. In the hebrew bible, the opening words, and or now, these are the names, served as the title.
I summarised the bible on twitter between aug 2010 and nov 20 one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day. Its hebrew title, shemoth names, is from the books opening phrase, these are the names. Find out how this epic story fits into the entire biblical narrative. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.1463 15 898 566 689 434 1388 1028 624 1386 1216 1444 1548 576 1457 172 625 260 1325 408 1318 156 658 1020 1045 488 1140 654 1054 730 913