MEMORY VERSE: “And the Egyptians will know that I am the Lord when I stretch out my hand against Egypt and bring the Israelites out of it.” — Exodus 7:5 (NIV)
Content Sentences (10 – 15 summary sentences)
1. Exodus 11:1 – 10 The Lord tells Moses, ‘One more plague and Pharaoh will drive you out so the everyone to ask their neighbors for silver and gold and know that at midnight I will bring death to every fist born son of Egypt, and my people will be allowed to leave but Pharaoh’s heart will remain hardened.
2. Exodus 12:1 – 12 The Lord tells Moses and Aaron that He will start a new tradition that on the 10th day of this month the Hebrews are to take a year old lamb without defect, then on the 14th day slaughter them at twilight, then taking their blood mark the doorframes of your houses where you will eat, then roast and eat the lamb along with bitter herbs and bread made without yeast, leave nothing; it is the Lord’s Passover.
3. Exodus 12:13 – 20 The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, so no destructive plague will touch you when I strike Egypt.
4. Exodus 12:21 – 32 Moses summoned the elders of Israel and gives instructions on what to do with the Passover meal and what will happen with the plague until the 1st born died.
5. Exodus 12:33 – 42 The Israelites, some 600,000 men plus women and children, did as the Lord commanded, taking both their own possessions and livestock plus plunder from the Egyptians as well as many other people, leaving Egypt 430 years to the day of living in Egypt and the Lord kept vigil over them that night.
6. Exodus 12:43 – 51 The Lord outlines restrictions of the Passover celebration, to which the Israelites did as the Lord commanded and on that day the Lord brought them out of the land of Egypt.
7. Exodus 13:1 – 3 The Lord said to Moses, “Consecrate to me every firstborn male. The first offspring of every womb among the Israelites belongs to me, whether human or animal.” Then Moses said to the people, “Commemorate this day, the day you came out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery, because the Lord brought you out of it with a mighty hand. Eat nothing containing yeast.
8. Exodus 13:4 – 16 Moses explains the celebration of redemption and what the Lord promises to the faithful; and that as a people, they were to give over the first offspring of every womb, both human and animal, and, that every male is to be circumcised.
9. Exodus 13:17 – 22 God lead Moses (taking with them the bones of Joseph) and the Israelites around the Philistine country by the desert road toward the Red Sea, now prepared for battle, leading them by a pillar of cloud by day and in a pillar of fire by night to give them light.
10. Exodus 14: 1 – 12 The Lord sets up the final ‘fight’ with Pharaoh by having the Israelites camp by the sea near Pi Hahiroth, opposite Baal Zephon, so when Pharaoh approached with his chariots and army the Israelites cried out to the Lord as they were terrified and cried out to Moses in despair that they might all die in the desert.
11. Exodus 14:13: 18 Moses answers the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord for He will fight for you; you need only be still.” and the Lord told them to move on with Moses stretching out his staff over the sea to divide the water for the Israelites and the Egyptians will know the He is the Lord and He will gain glory through the next actions.
12. Exodus 14:19 – 28 Interestingly, the angel of the Lord changed positions to being behind the Israelites to protect them, so through the night Moses, staff in hand, and the Lord driving back the sea turning the Red Sea into dry land for the Israeli’s to pass through, but the Egyptians pursued them until the Lord commanded Moses to stretch out his hand (from the far side) over the water and the Lord had the water flow over the Egyptians leaving no survivors.
13 Exodus 14:29 – 31 That day the Lord saved Israel from the hands of the Egyptians, and Israel saw the Egyptians lying dead on the shore and the people feared the Lord and put their trust in him and in Moses his servant.
14. Exodus 15:1 – 21 Moses and the Israelites sang a song to the Lord proclaiming God exalted, and praising him for deliverance telling the story of the saving grace of God, and Miriam and the women danced sang praises to God.
Divisions (major divisions of the passage: 2 – 4)
1. Exodus 11 God declares and prepares His people for the final plague on Egypt, the death of first born.
Application: When has God told you to go, but you hesitated until he compels you to move?
2. Exodus 12 God institutes the Passover and the final plague passes over Egypt
Application: God gives direction. Do you heed such?
3. Exodus 13 God prepares Israel for its imminent departure out of Egypt
Application: What assurance do you draw from God’s word today about His plan and protection for you?
4. Exodus 14 – 15:21 God protects His people and vanquishes His enemy in a plan to bring the Israelites into belief that God is God, and that His actions always bring Him glory.
Application: What do you have to sing and dance about as God protects or delivers you daily?
Subject Sentence (ten words or less)
God’s prepares, directs and protects His people for deliverance.
AIM (One principle teaching point from the passage)
To cause the audience to see (TCTATS) that following God’s commands yields His protection, favor and deliverance to His people.