Beginning with the Stories of Exodus, participants see that the covenant relationship between God and people echoes throughout the whole Bible. Anchoring us in the testimony of scripture, the study will strengthen and enrich, enliven and inform our faithful living today.
Introduction: Exodus and Biblical Theology
Darkness: Death and Life In Egypt
The Burning Bush: God’s Self-Introduction
Moses: An Unlikely Leader
The Plagues: Who Is God – Yahweh or Pharaoh?
Deliverance: A Passover and the Last Summer
Final Victory: The Wonder at the Sea
Wilderness: A New and Dangerous Life
Covenant: God’s Promise to the People
Law: Instruction for Living
The Tabernacle: God Chooses to Dwell Among the People
The Golden Calf: Israel’s Fall Story
Forgiveness: Foundation for the Future
Looking Back: Exodus as a Basis for Theological Reflection
The Resource Book is for participants as well as the Leader(s). The Resource Book is written by a scholar in a “reader-friendly” style and is used along with the Bible.