The Law

Under the leadership of Moses, the people of Israel have come to the wilderness of Sinai and camped at the foot of a mountain. This is about seven weeks since the exodus from Egypt (Ex. 19:1) and this occasion is the fulfillment of what God said to Moses when He called him to lead His … More The Law

The Exodus

The book of Exodus picks up where Genesis left off. By means of God’s plan and providence, Jacob’s entire family is now in Egypt due to the events occurring in Joseph’s life. We begin with a brief survey of the Book of Exodus. The name Exodus comes from the Greek word meaning “exit” or “departure”. … More The Exodus

Joseph

Joseph was the eleventh of Jacob’s twelve sons and was Rachel’s firstborn. Due to Jacob’s deep love for Rachel, Jacob had a special love for his son Joseph (Gen. 37:3). The story of Joseph spans from Genesis 37-50 and explains how God preserved this family (from which will come blessing) through Joseph. The life of … More Joseph

Jacob

We now come to the third major character and that is Jacob, the second born child of Isaac and Rebekah.   Marriage After deceiving his father and infuriating his brother, Jacob leaves home and at his parent’s counsel seeks a wife from Paddan-aram from the house of Laban (Rebekah’s brother). This is similar to the … More Jacob