Exodus: Deliverance from Bondage

[All passages cited are from the book of Exodus unless otherwise indicated.]

Bondage

  • Oppressive slavery in Egypt – 1:8-22; 5:6-19
  • Unable to save themselves – 2:23-25; 14:10-12
  • God had a plan to deliver them – 3:6-10

Deliverance

  • God demonstrated His power over Pharaoh – 9:16
  • Passover Lamb – 11:4-7; 12:3-7,12-13,29
  • Crossing the Red Sea – 14:5-9;21-31

New Beginning

  • Time to rejoice – 15:1ff
  • Law given – Ex. 20:3-17
  • Resist the longing to return to Egypt – 16:3

Parallel for us today:

Bondage

  • Slaves of sin – Romans 6:16
  • Unable to save ourselves without God – Romans 5:6-10
  • God had a plan – Acts 2:23

Deliverance

  • Jesus demonstrated power over the one who enslaved man – Hebrews 2:14-16
  • Sacrifice of Christ – John 1:29; 1 Peter 1:18-19; 1 Corinthians 5:7
  • Baptism – 1 Corinthians 10:2; Romans 6:3-4,7

New Beginning

  • Time to rejoice – Acts 8:39
  • Must now obey the new law – Romans 6:18
  • Resist the longing to return to sin – Hebrews 3:12-13

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