Bible Overview

This session was taught at the Christ Church Manchester School of Theology on Saturday 21st March 2020. The CCM School of Theology was set up to serve local churches in Manchester and beyond.

Topic: Exodus

In this session, we look at the book of Exodus.

Speaker: Tom O’Toole

Tom is part of the team at Christ Church Manchester and leads the CCM City Centre site. He also manages the Broadcast Network, training church planters.





Knowing God the Rescuer

a) Prologue – God Hears the Cries of His People

b) The Burning Bush

c) Showdown with Pharaoh

d) The Passover

e) Escape Through the Sea


Knowing God the Provider

God Provides…
• Direction (13:17-22)
• Sweet water (15:22-27)
• Food (16)
• Water from the rock (17:1-7)
• Military victory (17:8-14)
• Leadership capacity (18)

Being God’s People

a) Covenant

b) Law

Living In God’s Presence

“Speak to the people of Israel, that they take for me a contribution. From every man who heart moves him you shall receive the contribution for me … And let them make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell in their midst. Exactly as I show you concerning the pattern of the tabernacle, and of all its furniture, so you shall make it.” (Exodus 25:2,8-9)

a) Tabernacle

b) A Central Chiasm

Design plans for the Tabernacle (ch. 25-31)

Instructions concerning the Sabbath (31:12-17)

God gives Moses the tablets of stone (31:18)

Covenant broken – The Golden Calf (32:1-33:16)

God reveals himself to Moses (33:17-34:9)

Covenant renewed (34:10-28)

Moses comes down with new tablets of stone (34:29-35)

Instructions concerning the Sabbath (35:1-3)

Construction of the Tabernacle (ch. 35-40)


Further Resources

• ‘Exodus For You’ by Tim Chester
• ‘The Message of Exodus’ by Alec Motyer
• ‘Exodus’ by Desmond Alexander
• ‘Echoes of Exodus by Alastair Roberts & Andrew Wilson





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