The Message of Exodus

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When the Lord promised the land of Canaan to Abram and his descendants (Gen 15:7), every part of it was already occupied by other peoples. ...

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When the Lord promised the land of Canaan to Abram and his descendants (Gen 15:7), every part of it was already occupied by other peoples. The long journey to possession of the Promised Land was prepared by God, yet it led through a path of adversity. We, the readers of the Old Testament, are left to wonder why.

In this engaging Bible Speaks Today commentary on Exodus, J. Alec Motyer explores the character of God through his covenant promises and persistent faithfulness to the people of Israel. Through the story of Israel we are exposed to an unquenchable fire: God the Savior, the Companion and the Indweller, who will not fail those who so often fail him.

CONTENTS

General Preface
Author's Preface
Chief Abbreviations
Bibliography
Notes
Introduction
1. Days of Darkness (1:1--2:10)
2. The Turning Point (2:11-25)
3. Old Moses . . . New Moses (3:1-10)
4. A Sneak Preview (3:11--7:7)
5. The God Who Is Sufficient (3:11--22)
6. The God Who Is Able (4:1--31)
7. Interlude: Into the Arena (4:14--28)
8. Yes . . . No . . . Why? . . . Now (4:29--7:7)
9. Viewpoint (7:8--13:16)
10. Why the Plagues? (7:14--10:29)
11. Why the Passover? (11:1--12:42)
12. Remember and Respond (12:14--13:16)
13. The Next Stage: the Companionate God
14. God's Curious Ways (13:17--17:16)
15. Where We've Reached and Where We're Going (19:1-2)
16. To Meet with God (19:3--25)
17. The Ten Words (20:1-20)
18. The Lord Means His Law and Loves His People (20:22--24:11)
19. The Lord's Tent (24:12--27:19)
20. The Way Into the Holiest (27:20--30:10)
21. Practicalities (30:11--31:18)
22. A Dreadful Step Back, a Huge Step Forward (32:1--34:35)
23. The Glory Cloud (35--40)

Located in Westmont, Illinois, InterVarsity Press has been publishing excellent Christian books for more than 50 years. Our current publishing program is focused on three imprints: 1) IVP Books offers general-interest books in categories like Christian living, discipleship, evangelism, missions, apologetics and cultural critique. 2) IVP Academic offers books designed for research and classroom use in areas such as biblical studies, theology, philosophy, science and psychology. 3) IVP Connect offers study guides, multimedia curriculum and foundational resources for churches and small groups.

  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Author: J. A. Motyer
  • Pages: 329
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: March 2005

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