Exodus

The Shining of the Face of Moses

May 18

The Shining of the Face of Moses   “And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses’ hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him. And when Aaron and all …

Exodus:34:29-35

The Great Emancipator

Mar 08

The Great Emancipator   “And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, thus saith the Lord, Israel is my son, even my firstborn: and I say unto thee, Let my son go, that he may serve me.”— Exodus iv. 22, 23.  “Then the Lord said unto Moses, Now shalt thou see what I will do to Pharaoh.” — Exodus vi. …

Exodus:4:22-23, 6:1

Prosperity Under Persecution

Jan 15

Prosperity Under Persecution   "Come on let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land. Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with …

Exodus:1:10-12

A Holy Celebration

Oct 20

A Holy Celebration   “It is a night to be much observed unto the Lord.” — Exodus xii. 42.   OF course you will understand that our text relates to the Passover. This is its first meaning. The Israelites were enjoined never to forget that they were once slaves in Egypt, and that God with a strong hand brought …

Exodus:12:42

Choice Food for Pilgrims to Canaan

Jan 01

CHOICE FOOD FOR PILGRIMS TO CANAAN.   “And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest.”— Exodus xxxiii. 14.   MAY the inexpressibly precious promises of our text be fulfilled to every one of you throughout the whole of your lives. What could heart desire, or mind conceive beyond the heaped-up blessedness of …

Exodus:33:14

All or None; or, Compromises Refused: A Sermon with Five Texts

Jan 01

All or None; or, Compromises Refused: A Sermon with Five Texts   I SHALL have five texts— one of them a good one, the other four bad.The first text is good. It is God’s text. Exodus x. 26:— “There shall not an hoof be left behind.” That is God’s text, and the whole sermon will illustrate it …

Exodus:8:25-28

Both Sides of the Shield

May 14

Both Sides of the Shield   “Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim. And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, light with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand.” — Exodus xvii. 8, 9.   IN trying to understand …

Exodus:17:8-9

Entangled in the Land

Sep 21

Entangled in the Land   “For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, They are entangled in the land, the wilderness hath shut them in.”— Exodus xiv. 3.   ISRAEL was clean escaped from Egypt. Not a hoof of their cattle was left behind; nor foot of child or aged man remained in the house of bondage. But …

Exodus:14:3

The Iniquity of our Holy Things

Jul 06

The Iniquity of our Holy Things   “And thou shalt make a plate of pure gold, and grave upon it, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD. And thou shalt put it on a blue lace, that it may be upon the mitre; upon the forefront of the mitre it shall be. And it …

Exodus:28:36-38

A Question for Communicants

Jun 01

A Question for Communicants   “What mean ye by this service?”— Exodus xii. 26.   IN a spiritual religion, everything must be understood. That which is not spiritual, but ritualistic, contents itself with the outward form. Under the Jewish dispensation, there was a very strong tendency in that direction; but it was kept to some extent in check. Under …

Exodus:12:26