Bible Study Notes on Exodus 22:16-31 – 20190214

Exodus 22:16  "...he shall surely pay the bride-price..." No such thing as free sex between consenting adults.  You have sex with a woman, you are expected to marry her.  Actually, the act of having sex with someone seals the deal anyway.  It is a total shame mankind ever got away from that truth.  And if …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 22:1-15 – 20190210

Exodus 22:1  "...restore five oxen for an ox and four sheep for a sheep" Restoration due if the thief kills or sells what he stole.  Five to one for an ox and four to one for a sheep.  Will see in a moment he only has to pay double if he can return what was …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 21 – 20190204

Exodus 21:1  "...the judgments which you shall set before them..." Beginning of the Jewish law.  They would have done well to just work at keeping these.  But they were never able to.  And eventually, their religious leaders made the law an idol by adding their thoughts and traditions to it. 2  "...in the seventh he …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 20 – 20190129

Exodus 20:1-17  The ten commandments 3  "You shall have no other gods before Me." Number 1.  No gods before Him.  God must be first. 4  "You shall not make for yourself a carved image..." Number 2.  No idols.  And I think with the explanation, it goes beyond that.  It says likeness which I take to …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 19 – 20190124

Exodus 19:1  "In the third month..." The exodus from Egypt set the new calendar in motion.  The third month after they left. 1  "...on the same day..." Not sure of this one.  Are we talking the first day of the month or another day?  Commentaries suggest the first day of the month, the first day …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 18 – 20190121

Exodus 18:1  "...Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses’ father-in-law..." Ran into this in chapters 2 and 3.  The question was the actual familial relationship between Moses and Jethro.  The words used could mean father-in-law or brother-in-law.  And the ancient cultures sometimes referred to grandchildren as children, so the actual generations are sometimes blurred.  Here we …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 17 – 20190115

Exodus 17:1  "...set out on their journey from the Wilderness of Sin..." On their way to Mount Sinai.  Moving only when God leads them with the cloud or pillar of fire. 2  "...the people contended with Moses...Give us water, that we may drink...Why do you tempt the Lord?" Same as the last stop.  No drinkable …

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