Wednesday Evening Bible Study 08/12/09

Inquiring Minds Want To Know – Exodus 10:1-29

One thing which should stand out clearly in the study of Exodus is God’s patience.  Patience with Moses in his calling; patience with Pharoah time after time in the plagues.
It shoudl be eminently clear that God’s desire is for all – the whole world – to know He is the LORD.  Up through chapter ten we are told of Pharoah’s hardened heart – first hardened by himself – until finally by God.

OUTLINE –
I.  ANOTHER REASON FOR THE PLAGUES AND THE HUMILITY OF PHAROAH (vv. 1-3).
II.  A QUESTION OF THIS MAN WHO IS TROUBLING EGYPT (vv. 4-7).
III.  A QUESTION OF WHO WILL BE ALLOWED TO LEAVE EGYPT (vv. 8-11).
IV.  THE PLAGUES OF LOCUSTS AND DARKNESS (vv. 12-23).
V.  PHAROAH’S DECREE OF FINALITY (vv. 24-29).

STUDY QUESTIONS:

1.  There are at least three reasons for the hardening of Pharoah’s heart, and these plagues (vv. 1-2; 6:7; 7:5)-
A.  So Israel will know God and trust Him;    B.  So Egypt and others will know that God is the LORD;  C.  So many generations of the Hebrews will know that God is the LORD;     D.  A, B & C

2.  Humility was a good trait in the Pharoah of Egypt. (v. 3)   True     False

3.  Moses and Aaron confronted Pharoah concerning his __________  _______  _____________ . (v. 3)

4. Pharoah is asked a question as though it might be questioning his reasoning. (v. 7)  True     False

5.  The ______________ would _______________ all that was remaining following the hail (vv. 16-20).

6.  Pharoah ______________ his sin against the LORD, but fails to _______________. (vv. 16-20)

7.  The plague of ____________________ was upon the land for _______________  ______________ (vv. 21-23).

8.  Twice in chapter 10 Pharoah wants to compromise by – (vv. 11, 24)
A.  Allowing only the men to leave;    B.  Allowing all of them to leave, but that they must return;
C.  Allowing all to leave, but they must leave their livestock;  D.  Both A & C.

9.  Moses is told not to come to Pharoah again, by Pharoah.  (vv. 27-29)  True       False

Study Questions Answers:

1. D;  2. False;  3. lack of humility;  4. True;  5. locusts, devour;  6. confess, repent;  7. darkness, three days;  8. D;  9. True.

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