In this paper, I will write a scriptural response to the assigned reading of the NIV Study Bible and the Wiersbe Bible Commentary. I will write my response to Exodus and chapters twenty through twenty-eight of the Wiersbe Bible Commentary. Content Division
The book of Exodus is broken up into different sections. The first is the oppression of Israel and the birth of Moses. During the time of the birth of Moses, Pharaoh saw that the Israelites numbers grew. He was afraid of an uprising so he gave the order, “Then Pharaoh gave this order to all his people: Every Hebrew boy that is born you must throw into the Nile, but let every girl live” (NIV Exodus 1:22).
The second is the calling of Moses. He would become the Israelites deliverer, and lead them out of Egypt. Moses (who had himself fled Egypt) called by God to the mountain to receive instruction on how to free God’s people. Moses given details on what to do and when to do it. Moses with his brother Aaron secured the …show more content…
God was going to show his power over all things by bringing ten plagues onto the Egyptians. The plagues showed Pharaoh the power of the one true God. “But I know that the king of Egypt will not let you go unless a mighty hand compels him. So I will stretch out my hand an strike the Egyptians with all th4e wonders that I will perform among them. After that, he will let you go” (NIV Exodus 3:19-20). God also made it so that the Egyptians would give the Israelites what they needed to make their journey out of Egypt. “Every woman is to ask her neighbor and any woman living in her house for articles of silver and gold and for clothing, which you will put on your sons and daughters. And so you will plunder the Egyptians” (NIV Exodus 3:22). In this God is fulfilling his promise made to Abram, “But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterward they will come out with great possessions (NIV Genesis