A name that denotes what he is in himself, I AM THAT I AM. Exodus Chapter 3 Explained. Fire is an emblem, in Scripture, of the Divine holiness and justice, also of the afflictions and trials with which God proves and purifies his people, and even of that baptism of the Holy Ghost, by which sinful affections are consumed, and the soul changed into the Divine nature and image. (1-6) God sends Moses to deliver Israel. (AC) And this will be the sign(AD) to you that it is I who have sent you: When you have brought the people out of Egypt, you[b] will worship God on this mountain. Moses and the Burning Bush. 1 Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb. 3 Then Moses said, "I will now turn aside and see this f great sight, why the bush does not burn." 2 And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. I am, and there is none else besides me. Moses must revive among them the religion of their fathers, which was almost lost; and then they might expect the speedy performance of the promises made unto their fathers.16-22 Moses' success with the elders of Israel would be good. How did God tell Moses he was chosen to lead his people from Egypt. Previous Next . (BA) 22 Every woman is to ask her neighbor and any woman living in her house for articles of silver(BB) and gold(BC) and for clothing, which you will put on your sons and daughters. (1-3) Moses and the burning bush on Mount Horeb. Moses is guarding his father-in-law's flock of sheep, and he wanders with them "beyond the wilderness" (3:1) to Horeb, the mountain of God. According to Exodus 3;1, when Moses was tending the flock of Jethro, he came to the mountain of God called what? 2 There the angel of the Lord(E) appeared to him in flames of fire(F) from within a bush. The LORD God is concerned for his people. 2. (G) Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up. These valuables, He said, were to be given to their children. 3 Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro. The patriarchs still live, so many years after their bodies have been in the grave. This chapter and the next provide a character study of Moses. 9 Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me: and I have also seen the oppression wherewith the Egyptians oppress them. While living his new life in Midian God calls Moses through a burning bush with an angel in the midst. God does not say, I was the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, but I am. Now that's a trick. 12 And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain. All else have their being from God, and are wholly dependent upon him. (O), 7 The Lord said, “I have indeed seen(P) the misery(Q) of my people in Egypt. How changeable is the life of man! However galling the yoke, they drudge on till the Lord sends redemption. Then you and the elders are to go to the king of Egypt and say to him, ‘The Lord, the God of the Hebrews,(AR) has met(AS) with us. Moses hid his face, as if both ashamed and afraid to look upon God. * 2 There the angel of the LORD * appeared to him as fire flaming out of a bush. 11 And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt? In Pharaoh's tyranny and Israel's oppression, we see the miserable, abject state of sinners. 3. Two names God would now be known by. Learn exodus chapter 3 with free interactive flashcards. 4. 2 And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. 3 So Moses thought, “I will go over and see this strange sight—why the bush does not burn up.”, 4 When the Lord saw that he had gone over to look, God called(H) to him from within the bush,(I) “Moses! And he said, Here am I. (AK), 16 “Go, assemble the elders(AL) of Israel and say to them, ‘The Lord, the God of your fathers—the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob(AM)—appeared to me and said: I have watched over you and have seen(AN) what has been done to you in Egypt. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 2 And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. Exodus Rainbow Missions, Inc., Rainbow Missions, Inc.; revision of the American Standard Version of 1901, Ed. Exodus 3 1 Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the desert and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian. That is enough. Putting off the shoe was a token of respect and submission. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up. 3. Satan loves to find us idle; God is pleased when he finds us employed. So he looked, and behold, the bush was burning with fire, but the bush was not consumed. God gave Moses a gracious call, to which he returned a ready answer. 2 And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. EXODUS CHAPTER 3 . Click to switch to the standard King James Version of Exodus Chapter 3. And the Angel of the LORD appeared to him in a flame of fire from the midst of a bush. Exodus 3:15 The word Lord, when spelled with capital letters, stands for the divine name, YHWH, which is here connected with the verb hayah, “to be” in verse 14. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Exodus 3. Being alone, is a good friend to our communion with God. 15 And God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations. The LORD said, “I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows. Thus are men made willing to seek and to strive for deliverance. 1 Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the farthest end of the wilderness, and came to the mountain of God, unto Horeb. And so you will plunder(BD) the Egyptians.”(BE). (11-15) The deliverance of the Israelites promised. 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And he led the flock to the back of the desert, and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. Inductive Bible study on Exodus 3. Those whom God, by his grace, delivers out of a spiritual Egypt, he will bring to a heavenly Canaan.11-15 Formerly Moses thought himself able to deliver Israel, and set himself to the work too hastily. “Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.”(L) 6 Then he said, “I am the God of your father,[a] the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob.”(M) At this, Moses hid(N) his face, because he was afraid to look at God. I have heard them crying out because of their slave drivers, and I am concerned(R) about their suffering. the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire from the midst of a bush. to the mountain of God: [Mount Horeb is called “the mountain of God”] in view of the [events of the] future. This one is more than just an angelic messenger from God. After that, he will let you go. 3 Then Moses said, “I will now turn aside and see this great sight, why the bush does not burn.” 4 So when the Lord saw that he turned aside to look, God called He also said that the Egyptian women will shower the Israelites with expensive gifts, such as precious metals and fine clothing. 3 And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt. But those will certainly be broken by the power of God's hand, who will not bow to the power of his word. the mountain of God. That he is faithful and true to all his promises, unchangeable in his word as well as in his nature; let Israel know this, I AM hath sent me unto you. And he said, "Here I am." ( D) of God. And it fitly reminds us of the church in every age, under its severest persecutions kept by the presence of God from being destroyed. 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