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Lesson 1: Exodus 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
    • Name
    • Theme
    • Theology
    • Authorship
    • Dating
  • Outline:
    • The names of the sons of Jacob who came to Egypt (1:1-5)
    • The death of Jacob’s sons and vast increase of their descendants (1:6-7)
    • A new Pharaoh attempted to cut down Israel (1:8-11)
    • Israel became stronger (1:12-14)
    • The Pharaoh resorted to paedo-genocide (1:15-22)
  • Commentary:
    • The Lord God remembers His promises
    • God’s blessing upon His people invites opposition
    • God blesses people who fear and honour Him
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: Exodus 2 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Moses was born (2:1-4)
    • Moses was adopted by Pharaoh’s daughter (2:5-10)
    • Moses tried to help his brethren but failed (2:11-14)
    • Moses fled to the land of Midian (2:15-22)
    • God remembered His covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob (2:23-25)
  • Commentary:
    • Daughters of Israel played an important and useful role
    • God sees and cares for His people according to His plan
    • Does the end justify the means
    • Need for retreat and reflection
    • God remembers
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: Exodus 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • God appeared to Moses in the burning bush, which was not burnt (3:1-6)
    • God called Moses to lead Israel out of Egypt (3:7-12)
    • God revealed His name to Moses (3:13-17)
    • God assured Moses of his mission (3:18-22)
  • Commentary:
    • God calls a man to do His work
    • God is personal
    • God commissions, God enables
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: Exodus 4 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • God gave Moses 3-sign miracles to prove his divine commission (4:1-9)
    • Moses said that he was not eloquent (4:10-12)
    • Moses asked God to send someone else (4:13-17)
    • God told Moses what to say before Pharaoh (4:18-23)
    • God sought to kill Moses for his disobedience (4:24-26)
    • God told Aaron to meet Moses and Aaron spoke to the Israelites on behalf of Moses (4:27-31)
  • Commentary:
    • God’s open-mindedness
    • God’s anger and patience
    • God’s control over man
    • God’s servants set example
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: Exodus 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • “Thus saith the Lord” to let Israel go (5:1-3)
    • Pharaoh intensified his oppression on Israel (5:4-9)
    • “Thus saith Pharaoh” to make Israel work harder (5:10-14)
    • The Hebrew foremen complained to Pharaoh (5:15-19)
    • The Hebrew officers confronted Moses and Aaron went to God (5:20-23)
  • Commentary:
    • Who do we obey
    • The enemy’s ploy of causing conflict and confusion
    • Turn to the LORD our God
    • Living faith
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 6: Exodus 6 to 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • God revealed His name and character (6:1-8)
    • God renewed His call to Moses to go to Israel and to Pharaoh (6:9-27)
    • God repeated His order to Moses to speak to Pharaoh (6:28-7:7)
  • Commentary:
    • Let’s move on
    • An unbelieving heart is contagious
    • Judicial hardening of the heart
    • Living faith
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 7: Exodus 7 to 8 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The 1st plague: the pollution of the Nile (7:8-25)
    • The 2nd plague: frogs in the land (8:1-15)
    • The 3rd plague: lice covered the land of Egypt (8:16-19)
    • The 4th plague: flies swarmed the land of Egypt (8:20-32)
  • Commentary:
    • Yahweh is superior
    • The 1st plague -- the Nile
    • The 2nd plague -- frogs
    • The 3rd plague -- lice
    • The 4th plague -- flies
    • Living by faith
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: Exodus 9 to 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The 5th and 6th plagues: livestock diseased; boils on man and beasts (9:1-12)
    • The 7th plague: hail fell from heaven (9:13-26)
    • Pharaoh relented (9:27-35)
    • The 8th plague: the locusts (10:1-20)
    • The 9th plague: darkness covered the land of Egypt (10:21-29)
  • Commentary:
    • The LORD appointed a set time
    • The earth is the LORD’s
    • Know that He is the LORD
    • Living by faith
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: Exodus 11 to 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The 10th plague: the death of the firstborn (11:1-10)
    • The Lord’s Passover (12:1-13)
    • The observance of the Passover (12:14-28)
    • The children of Israel left Egypt (12:29-39)
    • The observation of the Passover by others (12:40-51)
  • Commentary:
    • Yahweh is the only true God
    • Christ, our Passover
    • Obey and be saved
    • Living a life of consecration
    • The LORD God is true to His word
    • Keeping the Passover feast
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: Exodus 13 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The sanctification of the firstborn (13:1-2)
    • The commemoration of the Feast of the Passover and unleavened bread (13:3-10)
    • The sanctification of the firstborn explained (13:11-16)
    • The exodus from Egypt (13:17-22)
  • Commentary:
    • Consecrating our first fruits
    • Commemorating the divine deliverance
    • Parents teach your children
    • God’s guiding and sustaining presence
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: Exodus 14 to 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Pharaoh pursued the Israelites (14:1-12)
    • The LORD’s response to the enemy’s evil intent (14:13-22)
    • The LORD delivered Israel and destroyed the enemy (14:23-31)
    • Moses sang a song of praise to the LORD (15:1-19)
    • Miriam responded to the praises of Moses (15:20-21)
  • Commentary:
    • Know that the LORD is God
    • Know the LORD God
    • Always praise and thank the LORD
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: Exodus 15 to 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The LORD promised to bless the children of Israel if they obeyed God (15:22-27)
    • The children of Israel complained of bread and meat (16:1-9)
    • The glory of the LORD appeared to the children of Israel (16:10-15)
    • The LORD imposed conditions for collecting the manna and quails (16:16-31)
    • Remembrance of the provision of GOD in the wilderness (16:32-36)
  • Commentary:
    • The testing at Marah
    • Manna from Heaven
    • Sanctify the Sabbath
    • A remembrance
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: Exodus 17 to 18 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The tempting of the LORD (17:1-6)
    • The prayer of the righteous prevails (17:8-16)
    • The family of Moses (18:1-6)
    • The reunion of Moses and his family (18:7-12)
    • Jethro advised Moses about his administrative skill (18:13-27)
  • Commentary:
    • Rephidim
    • Israel’s first battle
    • Family reunion
    • One man show
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: Exodus 19 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The LORD reminded the Israelites to keep His commandments (19:1-9)
    • The LORD spoke to Moses on the top of Mount Sinai (19:10-15)
    • The LORD appeared and spoke to Moses before the people (19:16-25)
  • Commentary:
    • God’s covenant at Sinai
    • Know the LORD our God
    • God chose His spokesmen
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 15: Exodus 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • God gave the 10-commandments to Israel (20:1-2)
    • The first part of the 10-commandments (20:3-9)
    • The middle part of the 10-commandments (20:12)
    • The final part of the 10-commandments (20:13-17)
    • God’s purpose for His awesome appearance before Israel (20:18-21)
    • God’s final instructions concerning worshipping Him (20:22-26)
  • Commentary:
    • The LORD our God is one LORD
    • Worship no carved image
    • Honour the name of God
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 16: Exodus 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Commentary:
    • The 4th word: remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy
    • The 5th word: honour thy father and thy mother
    • The 6th word: thou shalt not kill
    • The 7th word: thou shalt not commit adultery
    • The 8th word: thou shalt not steal
    • The 9th word: thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour
    • The 10th word: thou shalt not covet
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 17: Exodus 21 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The book of the covenant: the civil law (21:1-11)
    • The book of the covenant: the criminal law (21:12-36)
  • Commentary:
    • Slavery
    • Acts of homicide
    • Violence to parents
    • Kidnapping
    • Personal injuries
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 18: Exodus 22 to 23 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Judgements on theft (22:1-4)
    • Judgements on property (22:5-6)
    • Judgements on breach of trust (22:7-15)
    • Judgements on sexual immorality (22:16-17, 19)
    • Judgements on civil and religious obligations (22:18-23:9)
    • Ceremonial laws on Sabbaths and sacred feasts (23:10-19)
  • Commentary:
    • Responsibility and carelessness
    • Obligations to man and God
    • Sabbaths and sacred feasts
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 19: Exodus 23 to 24 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Laws relating to settling in the Promised Land (23:20-33)
    • The reaffirmation of the covenant (24:1-8)
    • The glory of the LORD covered Mount Sinai (24:9-18)
  • Commentary:
    • The angel of the LORD
    • God’s promises are sure
    • Ratification of the covenant
    • They saw God
    • The glory of God
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 20: Exodus 25 to 27 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Lord instructed Moses to build a sanctuary so that He might dwell among His people (25:1-9)
    • The ark and the mercy seat (25:10-22)
    • The table of bread (25:22-30)
    • The lampstand (25:31-40)
    • The tabernacle and its coverings (26:1-14)
    • The frames of the tabernacle (26:15-30)
    • The veil and the positions of the furniture (26:31-37)
    • The brazen altar (27:1-8)
    • The courtyard of the tabernacle (27:9-19)
    • Summary and service (27:17-21)
  • Commentary:
    • The purpose of the tabernacle
    • The furniture of the tabernacle
    • The tent
    • The brazen altar
    • The courtyard
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 21: Exodus 28 to 29 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The appointment of the priesthood (28:1)
    • The sacred garments for Aaron (28:2-43)
    • The consecration of the priests (29:1-46)
  • Commentary:
    • The priesthood
    • The ephod
    • The other garments
    • The consecration
    • The sin offering
    • Daily offerings
    • The promise
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 22: Exodus 30 to 31 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The altar of incense (30:1-10)
    • The atonement money (30:11-16)
    • The laver (30:17-21)
    • The sacred anointing oil (30:22-33)
    • The sacred incense (30:34-38)
    • The appointment of Bezaleel and Aholiab (31:1-11)
    • The Sabbath (31:12-17)
  • Commentary:
    • The altar of incense
    • The ransom money
    • The laver
    • The anointing oil
    • The fragrant oil
    • Appointment of craftsmen
    • Remembering the Sabbath
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 23: Exodus 32 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The Israelites sinned against the LORD God by making a golden calf and worshipping it (32:1-6)
    • The LORD’s anger was kindled against Israel, but Moses interceded for them (32:7-14)
    • Moses broke the 2-tables of the testimony (32:15-18)
    • Moses was angry and broke the 2-tables (32:19-29)
  • Commentary:
    • The lack of faith
    • God’s response
    • Intercessory prayer
    • Righteous indignation
    • Who is on the Lord’s side
    • Making personal sacrifice
  • Summary
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 1: Leviticus 1 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction:
  • Overview
  • Outline:
    • The LORD prescribed the way that the children of Israel might bring an offering to Him (1:1-2)
    • If the offering was a burnt sacrifice of the herd (1:3-9)
    • If the offering was a burnt sacrifice of the flock (1:10-13)
    • If the offering was a burnt sacrifice of the fowls (1:14-17)
  • Commentary:
    • Fellowship with God
    • The way prescribed: the burnt offering
    • The offering of the bullock
    • The offering of the sheep or goat
    • The offering of turtledove or pigeon
    • A sweet aroma offering
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 2: Leviticus 2 to 3 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The grain offering (2:1-17)
    • The peace offering (3:1-17)
  • Commentary:
    • The grain offering
    • The peace offering
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 3: Leviticus 4 to 5 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The LORD spoke to Moses concerning the commitment of anyone who sinned (4:1-2)
    • If the priest sinned, he must offer a young bullock for a sin offering (4:3-12)
    • If the whole congregation sinned, it must offer a young bullock for a sin offering (4:13-21)
    • If a ruller sinned, he must offer a he-goat for a sin offering (4:22-26)
    • If an ordinary person sinned, he must offer a she-goat or a lamb for a sin offering (4:27-35)
    • If a soul sinned in omission, he must offer a trespass offering (5:1-13)
  • Commentary:
    • The sin offering
    • When a priest sins
    • The congregation sin
    • A leader sins
    • An ordinary person sins
    • The trespass offering
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 4: Leviticus 5 to 7 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • If a person sinned by misusing the LORD’s holy things, he must offer a trespass offering (5:14-16)
    • If a person sinned inadvertently concerning the LORD’s holy things but did not realise it (5:17-19)
    • If a person intentionally lied by swearing falsely, he must bring a tresspass offering (6:1-7)
    • Further instructions to the priests concerning the sacrificial offerings (6:8-7:38)
  • Commentary:
    • The trespass offering
    • The duties and provisions of the priest
      • Burnt offering
      • Grain offering
      • Sin offering
      • Trespass offering
      • Peace offering
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 5: Leviticus 8 to 10 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The public ordination of Aaron and his sons to the high priesthood (8:1-36)
    • Aaron performed his first duty as high priest by offering sacrifices on behalf of the people (9:2-24)
    • The judgement of Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron (10:1-7)
    • The LORD commanded Aaron regarding some prohibitions and duties (10:8-11)
  • Commentary:
    • The consecration of Aaron and his sons
    • The consecration of the congregation
    • The judgement on those who disobey
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Teaching lesson

Lesson 6: Leviticus 11 to 12 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The laws governing the eating of animals (11:1-8)
    • The laws governing the eating of fish (11:9-12)
    • The laws governing the eating of fowls and birds (11:13-23)
    • The laws governing pollution by animals and their treatment (11:24-40)
    • The concluding word (11:41-47)
    • The laws governing childbirth (12:1-8)
  • Commentary:
    • The dietary laws
    • Uncleanness in contact with animal carcass
    • What do all these mean to New Testament saints
    • The laws on childbirth
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Teaching lesson
  • Conclusion

Lesson 7: Leviticus 13 to 14 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Skin diseases:
      • The initial symptoms of a skin disease (13:1-8)
      • Case of a man suffering from a skin disease (13:9-17)
      • Diagnosis of two specific cases (13:18-28)
      • Skin diseases on the scalp or chin (13:29-37)
      • Diagnosis of two more specific cases (13:38-44)
      • Treatment of those diagnosed unclean (13:45-46)
    • Clothing infected by diseases:
      • Garments of wool, linen and leather infected with the plague (13:47-59)
      • Cleansing from infectious diseases (14:1-32)
    • Dwelling places infected by disease:
      • Houses infected with diseases (14:33-57)
  • Commentary:
    • Tests for skin diseases
    • Treatment of the unclean
    • Unclean clothing
    • Cleansing from skin diseases
    • Unclean house
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 8: Leviticus 15 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The law concerning an abnormal emission from the sexual organ of man (15:1-15)
    • The law concerning the normal emission of semen (15:16-18)
    • The law concerning a woman having her menstrual period (15:19-24)
    • The law concerning an abnormal issue of blood beyond her normal period of menstruation (15:25-30)
    • The purpose of the law (15:31-33)
  • Commentary:
    • Uncleanness of discharges
    • The message to us
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 9: Leviticus 16 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Atonement for Aaron himself and the people (16:1-10)
    • The sin offering for Aaron and his family (16:11-14)
    • The sin offering for the people (16:15-28)
    • The annual day of atonement (16:29-34)
  • Commentary:
    • The preparation
    • The ceremony
    • The scapegoat
    • Its observance
  • Practical value
  • The Jewish calendar
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 10: Leviticus 17 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The slaughter of cattle, sheep and goats for personal consumption and for peace offerings (17:1-9)
    • The eating of blood was forbidden (17:10-14)
    • The eating of animals that died naturally and animals torn by beasts (17:15-16)
  • Commentary:
    • Slaughter of domestic animals
    • No eating of blood
    • Rules about hunting wild animals
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 11: Leviticus 18 to 20 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The laws pertaining to marriages (18:1-18)
    • Other instances of chastity and warning (18:19-30)
    • To be holy as God is holy (19:1-37)
    • The penal code (20:1-27)
  • Commentary:
    • Being different
    • Sexual relations within the family
    • Other perversions
    • Loving God and our neighbours
    • The penal code
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 12: Leviticus 21 to 22 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • Restrictions on mourning and marriage of the priests (21:1-24)
    • Impediments to Aaron and his sons from eating the sacrificial offerings to God (22:1-33)
  • Commentary:
    • Mourning and marriage
    • High priest and family
    • Physical wholeness
    • The holy things
    • Family members of the priests
    • Eating unintentionally
    • Animals for the offerings
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 13: Leviticus 23 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The holy Sabbath (23:1-3)
    • The Feast of the Passover (23:4-5)
    • The Feast of Unleavened Bread (23:6-8)
    • The Feast of the Firstfruits (23:9-14)
    • The Feast of Weeks (Pentecost) (23:15-22)
    • The Feast of Trumpets (23:23-25)
    • The Day of Atonement (23:26-32)
    • The Feast of the Tabernacles (23:33-44)
  • Commentary:
    • The Sabbath rest
    • The Feast of the Passover
    • The Feast of the Unleavened Bread
    • The Feast of the Firstfruits
    • The Feast of Weeks
    • The Feast of Trumpets
    • The Day of Atonement
    • The Feast of Tabernacles
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions

Lesson 14: Leviticus 24 to 25 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The laws concerning the light and the bread in the Tabernacle must be faithfully kept (24:1-9)
    • The blasphemer of the name of the LORD and his punishment (24:10-16)
    • Some of the cardinal principles of Biblical law applied to the native Israelites and the resident foreigners (24:17-23)
    • The Sabbatical Year of the land (25:1-7)
    • The Year of Jubilee (25:8-22)
    • The laws governing the relationships between the Israelites (25:23-38)
  • Commentary:
    • The light and the bread
    • The case of a blasphemer
    • An eye for an eye
    • The Sabbatical Year
    • The Year of Jubilee
    • Slavery and the poor
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Teaching lesson

Lesson 15: Leviticus 26 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • God reminded Israel of the fundamental requirements of worship and conduct (26:1-2)
    • God’s promises of blessings to the children of Israel (26:3-13)
    • God’s warning of curses upon the children of Israel (26:14-39)
    • God remembered His covenantal promises and would restore the children of Israel (26:40-46)
  • Commentary:
    • The fundamental requirements of worship
    • The blessings of obedience
    • The curses of disobedience
    • God’s unchanging covenantal promises
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Teaching lesson

Lesson 16: Leviticus 27 (Click HERE to download lesson notes)

  • Introduction
  • Outline:
    • The dedication vow of a person unto the LORD (27:1-8)
    • The dedication vow of an animal unto the LORD (27:9-13)
    • The dedication vow of the house or land unto the LORD (27:14-25)
    • Other rulings regarding the dedication of animals (27:26-29)
    • Rules concerning tithing (27:30-33)
    • These were the commandments of the LORD to the children of Israel (27:34)
  • Commentary:
    • Personal dedication
    • Dedicating an animal
    • Dedicating a house or land
    • The devoted thing
    • Tithing
  • Practical value
  • Daily readings & discussion questions
  • Teaching lesson
  • Conclusion

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