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Express Exodus Time line

1805 B.C. - Death of Joseph
1805-1446 B.C. - Book of Exodus
1730-1447 B.C. - Bondage in Egypt Begins
1527 B.C. - Moses in Pharaoh's Court
1487 B.C. - Moses flees to Midian
1447 B.C. - Exodus from Egypt ; The 10 Commandments
1407 B.C. - Entrance into Canaan
F.Y.I - Time in B.C. (before Christ) went backwards. So the lower the number to later it was time wise.

An Overview of the Book of Exodus
1- A new king in Egypt.
2 - Moses is born.
3 - God sends Moses to Egypt
4 - God gives Moses power ; Moses returns to Egypt
5 – Moses & Aaron meet Pharaoh ; God promises to deliver Egypt
6 – God promises to bring Israel out of captivity ; Moses & Aaron's family record ; Moses & Aaron
return to Pharaoh
7- God continues to prepare Moses & Aaron to meet Pharaoh ; 1st of the 10 plagues
8 thru 11 – 9 more plagues
12 – The Passover ; Death of the 1st born ; Israelites begin their journey
13 – Consecration of the 1st born ; God leads them
14 – Parting of the Red Sea
15 – Moses' & Miriam's song ; The bitter water at Marah
16 – Manna & Quail
17 – Water flows from the rock ; The 1st battle
18 – The 1st judges
19 – Mt. Sinai
20 – 10 Commandments ; Altar instruction
21- Treatment of servants ; Laws against violence
22 – The laws of repayment ; Laws of human relations
23 – Laws of human relations, cont. ; Instructions of the 7th year & 7th day ; 3 festivals a year ; God's
angel going before the people
24 – The signing of the covenant between God & the people ; Moses fasts 40 days & 40 nights, with
25 – Gifts for the tent ; The Ark of the Covenant ; The Table for the Shewbread
26 – The Tabernacle
27 – The Altar of Burnt Offering ; The Court of the Tabernacle ; Care for the Lamp
28 – The Priest's Clothes
29 – The Dedication of Aaron & sons ; The sacrifice of 2 lambs a day
30 – The Incense Altar ; A tax for the tent ; The Brass Basin ; How to make oil ; How to make incense
31 – God appoints the builders ; Rest on the 7th day
32 – The golden calf
33 – God gives marching orders
34 – The new tablets ; God's agreement with His people
35 – Regulations for the Sabbath ; Collecting building materials
36 – Preparation to construct the tabernacle ; The making of the tabernacle
37 – Making the Ark ; Making the Table ; The Making of the Tabernacle
38 – Making the Altar & Basin; Making the Court ; The Sum of the Tabernacle ( who contributed &
what materials were used in construction
39 – Making of the Priest's Clothes ; Completion of the Tabernacle
40 – Setting up the Tabernacle
Leviticus !!!!!!

We've finally finished the book of Exodus, but we actually haven't finished the story of Moses and the
children of Israel. To further understand the journey of Moses and the Israelites, it is important to get a
clear understanding of not only the book of Exodus, but also, of the things that God gifted to His
people and the impact that it has on our lives today. I hope that this information will help you not only
understand the book of Exodus, but also give some insight into the future books of the bible that we
will read that continue the accounts of the Israelites......


The Exodus took place from 1440 B.C. To 1400 B.C.. Exodus takes its name from the “ exit ” of
God's people from bondage in Egypt. 70 people welcomed into Egypt in Joseph's time , multiplied to
well over 1 million who were enslaved by Pharaohs who “ knew not Joseph ”, ( Exodus 1:8 ). They
went from a life of privilege to forced labor. Exodus is an account of how the people of Israel were
redeemed from slavery by the power of God .God promised to bring the children of Israel out of
Egypt, into a blessed land, that was occupied by other nations. ( pagan nations ) This was fulfilled after
the 40 years in the wilderness . ( caused by their unbelief ).
Exodus F.Y.I
The Passover is the point at which the Jewish Calender began. The time corresponds with our
March - April.
Exodus 4:12 - “ go & I will be with thy mouth. ” God has given this promise many times to those
commissioned to serve Him. { see Deut. 31:6 ; Matt. 28 : 20 ; Luke 12 :12 }
Exodus 12 : 41 ; says 430 days , even the selfsame day. This is the exact fulfillment of the Abrahamic
Covenant given 430 years before, ( Gen. 15:13-16), 30 years under Joseph and his government, and
400 hundred years of bondage.
Exodus 32:13 – Moses reminded God of His covenant, which is the only reason God spared Israel as
He had promised. Unfortunately , because Israel didn't obey God fully , they never possessed their
complete inheritance. The same can be applied to our lives, if we don't obey God , we'll never possess
our complete inheritance . We also can't be afraid to remind God of His Word. If He didn't want us to
use it, He wouldn't have given it to us.
The life of Moses divides easily into three periods of 40 years each. The 1st period ended with his
flight from Egypt to Midian ( Acts 7:23-29 ). The second with his return from Midian to liberate his
people from Egyptian slavery ( Acts 7:30-36 ; Exodus 7:7 ). The third was his death just before Israel
entered Canaan ( Deut. 34:7 ). As the leader God chose to establish Israel as a nation, God spoke
through him ( Exodus 3:10-12 ; 24:12 ; 25:22 ). Moses' position was unique , no other person of his
time had the face to face relationship with God that Moses had ( Exodus 24:1-2 ; 33:11 ; Num. 12:6-8 ;
Deut. 34:10 ).
Israel's place of worship was to be a tabernacle, or tent, set up in the center of the camp. This
tabernacle was the symbol of God's presence, a sign that God dwelt among his people. He was part of
them, the center of their national life. Though it was beautifully colored inside, outside it looked like a
simple tent. It consisted of two rooms, the 1st was the Holy Place, and the 2nd was the Most Holy Place,
or the Holy of Holies and was only half the size of the Holy Place. The Ark of the Covenant was placed
in the Holy of Holies room. Only priests could go into the Holy Place ( Num 18:1-7 ; Heb. 9:6 ), and
only the High Priest could go into the Most Holy Place and then only once a year, on the Day of
Atonement (Lev. 16:11-15 ; Heb. 9:7 ). Only the Levites could carry out the work of cleaning,
repairing, erecting, dismantling and transporting the tabernacle. They were to do so according to the
specific allocation of duties that God set out ( Num. 3:21-39 ; 4:1-33 ).

The Altar of Burnt Offering The Altar of Incense

The Tabernacle The Laver
The Urim and The Thummim The Breastplate of Judgment & the 12
stones for the 12 tribes

Priest in Ephod and Breastplate The Ark of the Covenant
and the Holy Crown ( Ark of Testimony )
The Tabernacle in the center of the people, notice the fire going up to the heavens. The fire represents
the praises of the people. Notice the Altar of Burnt Offerings. The burnt offering is our repentance. The
laver is between the altar and the praise. To put it all together, we 1st repent and and be cleansed and
then we can send up the sweet smell of praise to God.

The Levities carrying
the Ark of the Covenant
The Red Sea

A picture taken last year underneath the Red Sea. If you see directly under the diver, you'll see a set of
chariot wheels.
If I had to choose just one thing that I learned from Exodus to share, it would be this...
We all will have , are having, or have had an exodus in our lives. The thing is that we will always have
an exodus. The trials that we endure are nothing more that a journey out of the land of Egypt, and
depending how we handle the trip, determines if we go to the promised land directly or if we go the
scenic route. The children of Israel complained the whole way, even though God constantly and
mercifully provided for them any need that arose. We have to be very careful that when we are in our
wilderness that we don't complain about the things we don't have and make sure that we thank God for
providing what we do have. We have to trust matter what. We constantly say that we put it all
in His hands, but we can't honestly say that if we are trying to tell Him how we want it fixed. We all
know that God's way of “thinking” isn't like ours. We can't go making golden calves, because God
hasn't moved as quickly or delivered us the way we want. We can't go back and doubt God after He
parts the red sea of our “problems”. Can we believe in Him in our times of despair, like we do in our
time of joy. Can we stay with God and trust Him to turn our trials into triumphs ? We have to learn the
lesson that the children of Israel didn't seem to grasp – when we are in our wilderness ,trust God.....He's
the only one that can bring us out.
We Aren't Out of the Wilderness Yet ....
On To Leviticus!!!!!!