The Third Commandment (Exodus 20:7)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The Third Commandment (Exodus 20:7) “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain,for the Lord will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.” Today we shall discuss The Third Commandment which prohibits the taking of the name of the LordContinue reading “The Third Commandment (Exodus 20:7)”

The Second Commandment (Exodus 20:4-6)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The Second Commandment (Exodus 20:4-6) “You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth” (Exodus 20:4). What is an Idol? The Second Command explicitly prohibits the creation ofContinue reading “The Second Commandment (Exodus 20:4-6)”

The First Commandment (Exodus 20:1-17)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The First Commandment (Exodus 20:1-3) In Exodus 20, the Lord gave Moses and the children of Israel the Ten Commandments. These commandments along with the rest of the Law, let Israel know what was required of them as God’s people. The Lord began with the introduction: “I amContinue reading “The First Commandment (Exodus 20:1-17)”

Preparations for the Covenant (Exodus 19)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Preparing for the Covenant (Exodus 19) The Lord told Moses from the burning bush that He was “aware of their [Hebrews] sufferings” (Ex 3:7) and was going “to deliver them from the power of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from that land to a good andContinue reading “Preparations for the Covenant (Exodus 19)”

No Lone Rangers! (Exodus 17:8-18:27)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · No Lone Rangers (Exodus 17-18) There are no Lone Rangers in the kingdom of God. You remember the Lone Ranger, don’t you? From 1949-1957, the Lone Ranger TV show told the fictional story of the “lone” survivor of a patrol of six Texas Rangers who were ambushed andContinue reading “No Lone Rangers! (Exodus 17:8-18:27)”

Marah, Manna, Massah, and Meribah (Exodus 15:22-17:7)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The Sinfulness of Unthankfulness (Exodus 15:22-17:7) The children of Israel have been brought out of Egypt by the powerful might of Yahweh. He demonstrated His power and authority over Pharaoh and the false gods of Egypt in the ten plagues and the parting of the Red Sea. Now,Continue reading “Marah, Manna, Massah, and Meribah (Exodus 15:22-17:7)”

The Exodus from Egypt (Exodus 13-15)

The Journey from Egypt to Sinai First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Parting of the Red Sea (Ex 13-15) The 10th plague came, and Yahweh killed the firstborn of the Egyptians. Pharaoh, in great distress, told the Hebrews to “go out from among my people, both you and the people of Israel’ and go,Continue reading “The Exodus from Egypt (Exodus 13-15)”

The Tenth Plague (Exodus 11:1-12:51)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · The Passover (Ex 11:1-12:51) The Lord (Yahweh) saw the misery of the Hebrews and sent Moses and Aaron to tell Pharaoh to let them go out from Egypt. Pharaoh condescendingly remarked: “Who is Yahweh that I should obey His voice to let Israel go?” (Ex 5:2). In response,Continue reading “The Tenth Plague (Exodus 11:1-12:51)”

The First Nine Plagues (Exodus 6:14-10:29)

In our last sermon, we discussed Moses and Aaron’s first meeting with Pharaoh. The Lord (hereafter referred to as Yahweh: see Exodus 3:14) sent them to go before Pharaoh and tell him to let the Hebrews go. Pharaoh became enraged and increased the burdens on the Hebrews; blaming Moses and Aaron. The Hebrews grew hopelessContinue reading “The First Nine Plagues (Exodus 6:14-10:29)”

Moses: The Reluctant Deliverer (Exodus 2:11-4:31)

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Moses: Reluctant Deliverer (Exodus 2-4) Our study of Exodus continues. Next week we will discuss the work of God to deliver the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt, but we begin with a look at the man (Moses) the Lord used to accomplish His will. Moses Fights &Continue reading “Moses: The Reluctant Deliverer (Exodus 2:11-4:31)”