Exodus 28

“And you shall put them on Aaron your brother, and on his sons with him, and shall anoint them and ordain them and consecrate them, that they may serve me as priests” (Exodus 28:41). The Old Testament Priest was an intermediary between God and the people. He would bring God’s...

Exodus 27

“You shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad. The altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits” (Exodus 27:1). This is the bronze altar where the priests will sacrifice animals in order to make payment for the people’s sins. Today,...

Exodus 26

“Then you shall erect the tabernacle according to the plan for it that you were shown on the mountain” (Exodus 26:30). As the preparation of the place where God will meet His people continues through the instructions for the Tabernacle, a movable place of worship, it is important to again...

Exodus 25

“And let them make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell in their midst” (Exodus 25:8). This chapter is the beginning of God’s instructions to His people for them to make a tabernacle. We can get confused in the details, so it is important to keep the big picture in...

Exodus 24

Then he took the Book of the Covenant and read it in the hearing of the people. And they said, “All that the Lord has spoken we will do, and we will be obedient.” And Moses took the blood and threw it on the people and said, “Behold the blood...

Exodus 23

Three thoughts to consider from today’s chapter: We need to be active in living the way God wants us to. The idea of returning our enemy’s donkey (23:3-4) shows that we not only need to live God’s way if we are with people, we also need to live God’s way...

Exodus 22

“You shall not wrong a sojourner or oppress him, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt. You shall not mistreat any widow or fatherless child” (Exodus 22:21-22). If you’ve never read Exodus before, you are likely beginning to see that the Ten Commandments weren’t the only guidelines God...

Exodus 21

“When a man opens a pit, or when a man digs a pit and does not cover it, and an ox or a donkey falls into it, the owner of the pit shall make restoration. He shall give money to its owner, and the dead beast shall be his” (Exodus...

Exodus 20

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery” (Exodus 20:1-2). The Ten Commandments -- God used them to tell His people how to remain faithful to Him and how to...

Exodus 19

The Lord said to Moses, “Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their garments and be ready for the third day. For on the third day the Lord will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people” (Exodus 19:10-11)....