Exodus is a story that started with persecuted slaves under the thumb of Pharaoh and ends with a free people under the guiding hand of The LORD their God.
The book ends with Gods glory filling the tabernacle, The LORD’s presence signified in the cloud covering the tent of meeting, daily guidance by the Lord, moving them on as they set out across the wilderness towards the promised land.
God has “activated” his promises to Abraham and moved his plan of salvation onwards. He has revealed himself to his people, rescued them and instructed them
Acts 2:1-4 (NIV) When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on eachContinue reading “Pentecost”
Exodus 12:12-13 (NIV) “On that same night I will pass through Egypt and strike down every firstborn of both people and animals, and I will bring judgment on all the gods of Egypt. I am the LORD. The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, and when I seeContinue reading “Passover – God saves His people”
Exodus 3:1-4 (NIV) Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. MosesContinue reading “God calls each of you”
Exodus 2:10 (NIV)When the child grew older, she took him to Pharaoh’s daughter and he became her son. She named him Moses, saying, “I drew him out of the water.” During the talk, there is a reference to the cover of Deliver Us (Prince of Egypt) by Caleb Hyles and Jonathan Young – this canContinue reading “Birth of a Saviour”
Luke 22:7-20 When the hour came, Jesus and his apostles reclined at the table. And he said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. For I tell you, I will not eat it again until it finds fulfillment in the kingdom of God.”
Luke 11:37-54 When Jesus had finished speaking, a Pharisee invited him to eat with him; so he went in and reclined at the table. But the Pharisee was surprised when he noticed that Jesus did not first wash before the meal. Then the Lord said to him, “Now then, you Pharisees clean the outside ofContinue reading “Jesus has some harsh words to say”
Acts 16:6-10 Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia. When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them to. So theyContinue reading “How does God guide us?”
John 14:15-26 “If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever— the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives withContinue reading “The Comforter”