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Unformatted text preview: Exodus: Formation of a People Israel formed by a mighty act of redemption (1-18) Israel bound to God in covenant (19-24) God comes to dwell with his people (25-40) BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 1 Israel Formed by a Mighty Act of Redemption Growth of nation of Israel Bondage God raises up mediator (Moses) Reveals himself as YHWH BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 2 Redemption By mighty acts of judgement – Against Egyptian gods (Ex. 12:12) – Against Pharaoh By blood of lamb (Passover) Celebration of redemption (Ex. 15) BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 3 Israel is Bound to God in Covenant To Mount Sinai BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 4 To Mount Sinai (Ex. 19:4) You saw what I did to Egypt I carried you on eagle’s wings I brought you to myself BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 5 BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 6 Israel is Bound to God in Covenant To Mount Sinai Call of covenant BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 7 Call of Covenant Treasured possession, priestly kingdom, holy nation Election to privilege and service Display, showcase people For the sake of the nations BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 8 ‘The history of Israel from this point on is in reality merely a commentary upon the degree of fidelity with which Israel adhered to this Sinai-given vocation.’ -W. Dumbrell BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 9 Israel is Bound to God in Covenant To Mount Sinai Call of covenant Ancient Near Eastern background for covenant BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 10 Ancient Near Eastern Background Ex. 19-24: Form of Covenant document Ancient Near Eastern covenants in Hittite and Egyptian empires BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 11 BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 12 Covenant God is Great King Israel subject people All of Israel’s life subject to God’s rule Law BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 13 Law God’s rule over all of life Return to creational intention Good news! Life to the full! Display to nations BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 14 Details of Law Ex. 20: Ten Commandments – General stipulations – Israel’s relation to God (1-4) – Israel’s relation to each other (6-10) Ex. 20-22: Detailed stipulations BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 15 Israel is Bound to God in Covenant To Mount Sinai Call of covenant Ancient Near Eastern background Covenant ceremony BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 16 God Prepares to Indwell Israel Instructions for Tabernacle (25-31) Israel unworthy of God’s presence (32-34) God indwells Israel on basis of love (35-40) BIB1005: Progress of Redemption 17 ...
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