Notes on the Exodus (4)

"Exposing the Exodus" God’s People & the World-Power (Chapter 1 Verse 1) The exodus events are also about the fulfilling of prophecy. The slave labour here v11. The murdering midwives v12. The drowning of Israel’s sons v22. These threefold persecutions designed to destroy Israel (which is always the intent of the world-power), is also a realisation of …

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Notes on the Exodus (3)

"Exposing Exodus" The Development of the Covenant (Chapter 1 Verse 1) The story of the exodus is also about a new and significant stage in the redemptive work and purpose of God. There is development here. For these events follow on from Genesis. Joseph, you recall, testified to the overruling providence of God(Genesis 50:20-21), with the assurance that …

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Notes on the Exodus (2)

"Exposing Exodus" The Unfolding Mystery (Chapter 1 Verse 1) The organic development of the covenant is clearly seen as it unfolds in the line of the generations. It continues on from the Patriarchs in Genesis into the nation of Israel, God’s chosen people. The title ‘deliverance’ would be better than ‘Exodus’ for the term is an active one, it is the story …

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