Saturday, October 11, 2014

Homiletics Exodus 5:1-6:27


Contents (not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture):  Where?                  Egypt   Who?  God, Moses, Aaron, Pharaoh, Taskmasters, children of Israel

1
5:1-2
M&A told Phar: “Thus saith God: Let my people go, hold feast in wilderness”; Phar: “I know not the Lord, neither will I let Israel go.”
2
5:3-5
“Let us go 3 days into desert, sacrifice to God lest he fall on us w/pestilence/sword”; king, “get unto burdens, people many, ye make them rest from burdens.”
3
5:6-9
Phar commanded taskmasters: “ye no more give people straw, let them gather, the bricks ye shall not diminish for they be idle, let more work be laid upon men.”
4
5:10-11
TMs: “Pharaoh: I will not give straw; get ye straw, work not diminished.”
5
5:12-14
People scattered to gather stubble, TMs hastened them, officers of coI beaten, “ye not fulfilled task.”
6
5:15-16
Officers of coI: “wherefore dealest thou thus, no straw given, they say, “make bricks”, servants beaten, fault in thine people.”
7
5:17-18
He: “ye idle, therefore ye say, “let us go sacrifice to Lord,” go, work, no straw given you, deliver tale of bricks.”
8
5:19-21
Officers see they in evil case, they met M&A: “Lord look upon you and judge, ye made our savour abhorred in eyes of Phar & servants, put sword in hand to slay us.”
9
5:22-23
M: “Lord, wherefore so evil entreated people, why thou sent me, since I come to Phar, he done evil, neither hast thou delivered thy people.”
10
6:1-3
L to M: “Now thou see what I do to Phar, w/strong hand he let them go/drive out of land; I am Lord, appeared to A,I&J, by God Almighty, by name Jehovah I not known to them.”
11
6:4-6
“I established covenant w/them, to give Canaan, I heard groaning of Israel, in bondage, I remembered covenant, say: “I am Lord, I bring you out/redeem you w/stretched out arm & great judgments.”
12
6:7-8
“I take you to me, I be to you God, ye shall know I am your God, I bring you unto land I promised A,I&J.”
13
6:9-11
M spoke to Israel – they hearkened not; L to M: “Go, speak to Phar: let Israel go.”
14
6:12-13
M: “coI not hearkened to me; how Phar hear me”,  L to M&A: “bring coI out of Egypt.”
15
6:14-16
Heads of houses – Reuben – Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, Carmi; Simeon – Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jachin, Zohar, Shaul; Levi – Gershon, Kohath, Merari, years of Levi 137.
16
6:17-19
Sons of Gershon – Libni, Shimi; Kohath – Amram, Izhar, Hebron, Uzziel, years of Kohath 133; Merari – Mahali, Mushi.
17
6:20-22
Amram took Jochebed (father’s sis) to wife, she bare A&M, years of Amram 137; sons of Izhar – Korah, Nepheg, Zichri; Uzziel – Mishael, Elzaphan, Zithri.
18
6:23-24
A took Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab/sis of Naashon to wife, she bare Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, Ithamar; sons of Korah – Assir, Elkanah, Abiasaph.
19
6:25-27
Eleazar (A’s son) took one daughter of Putiel to wife, she bare Phinehas; these speak to Phar. bring out coI – M&A.

 

Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture):

1
5:1-21
M&A told Phar: Let people go; Phar command TMs: no more straw; People beaten, abhorred.
Principle:
The Lord knows the response we will receive BEFORE He sends us on His mission.
Even a negative response is purposeful and shouldn’t discourage us…even if it causes pain to others.
2
5:22-6:13
The Lord said, “say, I bring you out/redeem you,” Israel hearkened not.
Principle:
The Lord converses with His called to instruct, encourage and command.
3
6:14-27
M&A of Levi of Kohath of Amram (Jochebed) speak to Phar bring out coI.
Principle:
God chooses specific people from specific families to participate in His perfect plan.

 

Subject Sentence (10-word sentence with proper structure):

Levites’ request to leave Egypt makes work harder for Israel.

 

Aim (Christian and Non-Christian):

TCMATK that God has a calling just for them and to want to spend time with Him learning what that calling is and engaging that calling at any price.

 

Application:

1
When has your obedience to God hurt someone else, and how did you handle it?
Which is more important: your obedience to God or what others think of you, and why?
2
When you converse with God, do you talk or listen more?
What would you change about your interactions with God?
How has God encouraged you to go back and try something again?
What sort of assurance do you get from the Lord?
3
What has God called you to do?
How has your family prepared you for that calling?
How might Moses’ family have prepared Him to obey God?

 

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