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    Discernment on Exodus Being that this book is the second of the Old Testament, following Genesis, one would expect consistency in the story telling theme. Although all characters in Genesis were related through family ties, they all made part of varying stories that supported ultimately the same message. In the other hand, the book of Exodus is one that elaborates on one single character whose story extends to different events, which I feel concurred with Genesis’ message; loyalty to God that is rewarded and penalizations due to disobedience. It can be assumed/understood that God in both books elected an individual to represent him and carry out his decrees, at the same time in both stories, God reveals himself and tests the faith of the people,…

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    The Structure of the Passage The Book of Exodus contains some of the most important people, as well as events. In the Book of Exodus, Moses was a prominent character that was discussed seemingly throughout the text. The Book of Exodus is a segment within the Pentateuch, which contains the first five books of the Old Testament. There are three obvious themes that are emphasized in Exodus, which are deliverance, the covenant, and the Promised Land. The first portion of the Book, which is…

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    The overall theological message or themes seen throughout the book of Exodus can be divided into four major identities. These four consists of liberation, law, covenant, and presence . Based off of these four themes, it is seen that God is supreme over all of the nations, but in particular Israel is his people, and God will continue to preserve them by actions expressed and appropriated generation to generation . This is expressed as seeing God as a god of history who comes into being through…

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    The book of Exodus explains how the Jewish tradition has embraced pain, bondage, and sacrifice. Reading the story of Israel’s birth and struggle revealed that initially, the nation of Israel was a small nation (Fisher, 2014, p. 253). In light of the Israelites starting out with only seventy peoples, including families when they entered Egypt, they multiplied and became a great nation (Deffinbaugh, 2004). Also, after reading the story of Egypt bondage and exodus, and how the Lord used Moses in…

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    The first fourteen chapters of the book of Exodus include some very exiting Bible passages. There is a lot of action and a lot of plot. However, with all this action there comes a lot of bloodshed. The Lord hardens Pharaoh’s heart so that he does not let the people of Israel go to claim the land the Lord has promised to them. The Lord sends ten plagues to Egypt to show his power. The last one is the slaying of the firstborns’ of the Egyptians. At first glance, this seems like an absolutely…

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    Despite the region and time, various religions emerge throughout the human history to regulate the actions and behaviors of individuals and groups, ensuring the proper operation and advancement of societies. Christianity, as a classical religion, also obtains the same function, conducting its believers on various aspects in their daily lives with the Ten Commandments. Since the Ten Commandments are revealed by Moses in Exodus, the second book of Bible; instead of Genesis, the first book of…

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    Introduction According to the lives of the Israelites in the book of Exodus, three main events occurred. It began in Egypt ending in the wilderness. These occasions incorporates with the conception of Moses and Exodus; new identity in God and creating a Holy Nation; and additionally worshiping of One God.” The differences between the historical context of the Israelites and the contemporary situation will be distinguished concluding with God calling Moses to go and deliver his people from…

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    In the book of Genesis and Exodus God makes covenants with Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Moses in return for obedience of his commands. God promised blessings that consisted of acquiring Promised Land, building a great nation and having children to fulfill his perfect plan. The Abrahamic and Mosaic Covenants are affirmed and re-affirmed on a continued basis but the promises take years to be executed. While Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Moses obey God’s commands, they are almost never enriched with…

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    Genesis Vs Exodus

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    The book’s encompassing the Old Testament of the Bible are many, 39 to be exact. For this book review, I will focus on the first two books of the Old Testament and give a brief overview of the remaining. The book of Genesis is the first book of the Old Testament and the book of Exodus is the second. Both are believed to be written by Moses some time between 1450-1410 B.C. Genesis 28:15 states “I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will…

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    The Book of Exodus speaks to many themes and many events important to Christianity. One theme which reigns very important in showing the power of God and the love he had for his people is the Parting of The Red Sea. This story occurs in Exodus 13:17-14:31 and examines the main theme of liberation in Exodus while showing the strength of the covenant between God and Moses and the true power of God in freeing his people. In order to express these themes the Bible contains various conversations…

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