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Red Sea Crossing || Pastor David Mathews

The Red Sea Crossing The Greater Exodus Plagues con’t: Ex. 14: 1-15:22: I.        Though we finished looking at all 10 of the quote “plagues” it is my opinion that there remains one left to consider in the final judgment of Egypt as the Greater Exodus begins. It is the incident at …

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Plagues of the Greater Exodus Pt. 8 || Pastor David Mathews

The Greater Exodus Plagues. Pt. 8 The 10th-Plague: Death of the Firstborn. Ex. 11: 1-10 – 12: 51: I.        This plague is probably the most familiar of all the Exodus encounters as it is connected to Pesach, which from the text in chapter 12 we know begins sundown the 13th of Nissan and ends …

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Vayakhel & Pekudei 2021 || Brittney Scott

This week’s Torah portion is actually a double parshah, Vayakhel (“And He Assembled” Exodus 35:1-38:20) and Pekudei (“Accounting Of” Exodus 38:21-40:38).  There are 5 consecutive parshahs that deal specifically with the instructions regarding the Tabernacle, these are the final 2 and also serve to complete the book of Exodus/Shemot!  It’s quite interesting …

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Manna Bites! || Goshen

Manna Bites is a series of short clips that explores and begins to delve into the Hebraic understanding of the Scriptures, one morsel at a time! Manna Bites! ~ Goshen – this was more than just a physical location outside of Egypt, and it’s significance for the days ahead is …

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B’Shalach 2021|| Brittney Scott

B’Shalach/”When He Sent Away”, Exodus 13:17-17:16, details the exit of Israel from Egypt, as well as the beginning of their wilderness journey.  At first glance, one would think this is the culmination, the moment everyone has been waiting for!  430 years of bondage have come to an end, and Israel has been …

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Plagues of the Greater Exodus Pt. 6 || Pastor David Mathews

The 8th Plague – Locusts. Exodus 10: 3 – 20. I.        It is our position, after dissecting the 7-previous plagues, that YHVH has brought a Petition or Suit of Paternity against the House of Pharaoh and insisting that Israel, His first-born son be released. Against this background, in our text (vs. 3) above …

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Shemot 2021 || Brittney Scott

Shemot/”Names”, Exodus 1:1-6:1, begins not only a new parshah, but also a new book of the Torah, with Shemot lending its name to the weekly parshah, as well as the entire book!  The book of Exodus covers the descent into slavery of Israel, the plagues that usher in their deliverance, and …

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Plagues of the Greater Exodus Pt. 5 || Pastor David Mathews

Plague #7 Grievous Hail:  Ex. 9:14 – 35. I.        As we continue our ‘Plagues of the Greater Exodus’ series, before the release of another plague (#7) we see that Pharaoh has his heart hardened by YHVH after refusing to let Israel go.  We will address this position concisely, in a simple view from …

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Plagues of the Greater Exodus Pt. 4 || Pastor David Mathews

Ex. 9:8-17. 6th plague – Boils with Blains: I.        Before we take an in-depth look at ‘Boils with Blains’, it would help to understand the circumstances that lead to this 6th plague.  Primarily, there’s a subtle transition-taking place in this text with this 6th plague. In our introduction we saw Aaron the High Priest initiate …

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Plagues of the Greater Exodus Pt. 3 || Pastor David Mathews

The 5th Plague – Ex. 9:1. I.        As we saw in Pt. 2 of our series, YHVH severed or made a distinction between the Lands of Israel and Egypt and their Peoples. Here now, we find the distinction increases to include a severing between their cattle in the field: Cattle here, is the …

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Plagues of the Greater Exodus Pt. 2 || Pastor David Mathews

Ex. 8:22. I.        Our previous look at this topic began with an in-depth look into the 1st 3-Exodus plagues and the reason they fell upon both Israel and Egypt alike. It became painfully evident that Israel must have been in a backslidden condition and had gradually incorporated the pagan idolatrous practices …

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Plagues of the Greater Exodus || Pastor David Mathews

The Plagues of the Greater Exodus. I.        If one researches the patterns found within Torah revealing the methods used by the Creator in delivering Israel from Egypt (Ex. 7-11) it naturally follows, since YHVH does not change (Mal. 3: 6, Heb. 13: 8) that if a future “Greater Exodus” is to occur, …

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Vayachel & Pekudei 2020 || Pastor David Mathews

VaYachel/Pekudei – 3/21/20 Ex. 35:1 – 40:38. I.        This is the 1st double-Parsha of this year and the last in the 5-parsha series describing the Mishkan – Tabernacle. Let me remind you the Tabernacle was designed in the form of ‘A Man’ – that man was Adam-Messiah. Consequently, Israel collectively, represented the …