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Ex1: The Israelites prospered in Egypt, but a new king arose and forced them into hard labour. He commanded that their baby boys be killed.
27 Sep 2010. Exodus 1. Read this chapter in full. 13 comments
Ex2: Pharaoh's daughter found a Hebrew baby by the river. She named him Moses. When he grew up, Moses killed an Egyptian and fled to Midian.
28 Sep 2010. Exodus 2. Read this chapter in full. 6 comments
Ex3: Moses saw a burning bush. God told him to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. Moses asked God his name and God said, "I am who I am."
29 Sep 2010. Exodus 3. Read this chapter in full. 5 comments
Ex4: The LORD gave Moses signs so that the people would listen. Moses was afraid, so the LORD sent his brother Aaron to speak for him.
Ex5: Moses and Aaron told Pharaoh to let the Israelites go into the desert to worship. Pharaoh refused and increased their workload instead.
1 Oct 2010. Exodus 5. Read this chapter in full. 5 comments
Ex6: The LORD told Moses that he would lead the Israelites out of Egypt to the promised land. Aaron and Moses were from the tribe of Levi.
2 Oct 2010. Exodus 6. Read this chapter in full. 3 comments
Ex7: Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh. Aaron's staff became a snake, then the LORD turned the Nile to blood, but Pharaoh wouldn't listen.
3 Oct 2010. Exodus 7. Read this chapter in full. 4 comments
Ex8: The LORD sent a plague of frogs on Egypt. Pharaoh begged for relief but then hardened his heart. The LORD sent gnats and then flies.
4 Oct 2010. Exodus 8. Read this chapter in full. 11 comments
Ex9: The LORD sent a plague on the livestock of Egypt, then boils and then hail. Pharaoh begged for relief but then his heart was hardened.
5 Oct 2010. Exodus 9. Read this chapter in full. 5 comments
Ex10: The LORD sent a plague of locusts. Pharaoh begged for relief but then his heart was hardened. The LORD sent darkness for three days.
6 Oct 2010. Exodus 10. Read this chapter in full. 4 comments
Ex11: The LORD said that he would send one more plague, and then Pharaoh would let the Israelites go: all the firstborn Egyptians would die.
7 Oct 2010. Exodus 11. Read this chapter in full. 5 comments
Ex12: The LORD told the Israelites to take Passover. That night all the firstborn Egyptians were killed. Pharaoh told the Israelites to go.
8 Oct 2010. Exodus 12. Read this chapter in full. 8 comments
Ex13: The LORD told the Israelites to consecrate their firstborns to him. He guided them as a pillar of cloud by day and of fire by night.
9 Oct 2010. Exodus 13. Read this chapter in full. 6 comments
Ex14: Pharaoh's army caught the Israelites by the sea. The LORD parted the waters and the Israelites crossed. The Egyptian army was drowned.
10 Oct 2010. Exodus 14. Read this chapter in full. 7 comments
Ex15: The Israelites sang: "I will sing to the LORD, for he has triumphed; horse and rider he has thrown into the sea." They camped at Elim.
11 Oct 2010. Exodus 15. Read this chapter in full. 4 comments
Ex16: The Israelites grumbled to Moses that they had no food, so each day the LORD provided quails and manna. They rested on the sabbath.
12 Oct 2010. Exodus 16. Read this chapter in full. 6 comments
Ex17: The LORD told Moses to strike a rock to provide water. Amalek attacked Israel, but as Moses held up his arms Joshua's army prevailed.
13 Oct 2010. Exodus 17. Read this chapter in full. 4 comments
Ex18: Moses' father-in-law Jethro came and offered sacrifices to God. He suggested that Moses appoint leaders to help him judge the people.
14 Oct 2010. Exodus 18. Read this chapter in full. 2 comments
Ex19: The Israelites camped near the mountain in Sinai. The LORD spoke to Moses on the mountain and made his covenant with Israel.
15 Oct 2010. Exodus 19. Read this chapter in full. 6 comments
Ex20: I am the LORD your God. Honour the LORD above everything. Keep the Sabbath. Honour your parents. Don't do wrong to your neighbours.
16 Oct 2010. Exodus 20. Read this chapter in full. 15 comments
Ex21: If you buy a Hebrew slave he shall go free in the seventh year. Whoever kills shall be put to death. Whoever injures shall compensate.
17 Oct 2010. Exodus 21. Read this chapter in full. 3 comments
Ex22: Whoever steals shall make restitution. If a man sleeps with a virgin he shall marry her. You shall not oppress strangers or the poor.
18 Oct 2010. Exodus 22. Read this chapter in full. 6 comments
Ex23: You shall not pervert justice. Each year you shall hold feasts. My angel will lead you and I will drive your enemies from the land.
19 Oct 2010. Exodus 23. Read this chapter in full. 3 comments
Ex24: The people said, "All that the LORD has spoken we will do", and they offered sacrifices. The LORD told Moses to stay on the mountain.
20 Oct 2010. Exodus 24. Read this chapter in full. 2 comments
Ex25: Tell the Israelites to make a sanctuary for me. Make an ark with a mercy seat and two cherubim. Make a table. Then make a lampstand.
21 Oct 2010. Exodus 25. Read this chapter in full. 5 comments
Ex26: Make a tabernacle of fine linen. Make curtains of goats' hair to cover the tabernacle. Make boards of acacia wood and a linen veil.
22 Oct 2010. Exodus 26. Read this chapter in full. 1 comment
Ex27: Make an altar of acacia wood with bronze utensils. Make a court for the tabernacle of fine linen hangings and bronze pillars.
23 Oct 2010. Exodus 27. Read this chapter in full. 2 comments
Ex28: Set apart Aaron and his sons to minister as priests. Make a breastplate, an ephod, a robe, a tunic, a turban and a sash for them.
24 Oct 2010. Exodus 28. Read this chapter in full. 1 comment
Ex29: Sacrifice a young bull and two rams to consecrate Aaron and his sons. Make daily sacrifices on the altar and I will dwell with Israel.
25 Oct 2010. Exodus 29. Read this chapter in full. 3 comments
Ex30: Make an altar for burning incense. The Israelites shall each give half a shekel. Make a bronze laver. Make anointing oil and incense.
26 Oct 2010. Exodus 30. Read this chapter in full. 2 comments
Ex31: I have filled Bezalel with the Spirit of God, with skill to make everything I have commanded. The seventh day is a Sabbath of rest.
27 Oct 2010. Exodus 31. Read this chapter in full. 6 comments
Ex32: While Moses was away the people worshipped a golden calf. Moses pleaded with the LORD for them, but then had three thousand killed.
28 Oct 2010. Exodus 32. Read this chapter in full. 2 comments
Ex33: Moses set up a tent of meeting. He said to the LORD, "Don't send us from here without your presence." The LORD passed near to Moses.
29 Oct 2010. Exodus 33. Read this chapter in full. 1 comment
Ex34: Moses made new tablets for the law. The LORD spoke to him and made a covenant with Israel. When Moses returned his face was shining.
30 Oct 2010. Exodus 34. Read this chapter in full. 5 comments
Ex35: Moses told the Israelites to keep the Sabbath. He called for craftsmen to make the tabernacle. The people gave gifts for the work.
31 Oct 2010. Exodus 35. Read this chapter in full. 1 comment
Ex36: The people gave more than enough. The craftsmen made the curtains. Bezalel made the curtains, the boards, the veil and the pillars.
1 Nov 2010. Exodus 36. Read this chapter in full. 7 comments
Ex37: Bezalel made the ark with its cherubim, the table, the lampstand and the incense altar. He made the anointing oil and the incense.
2 Nov 2010. Exodus 37. Read this chapter in full. 3 comments
Ex38: Bezalel made the altar of burnt offering, the laver and the court. Ithamar kept an inventory of the gold, silver and bronze used.
3 Nov 2010. Exodus 38. Read this chapter in full. 4 comments
Ex39: They made the ephod, breastplate, tunics, turban and sash for Aaron. Moses saw that it had all been made as the LORD had commanded.
4 Nov 2010. Exodus 39. Read this chapter in full. 2 comments
Ex40: Moses set up the tabernacle and brought the ark into it, as the LORD had commanded. Then the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
5 Nov 2010. Exodus 40. Read this chapter in full. 2 comments
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