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Matthew 13, 14—Outline not available.

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Outline—Matthew 13:1–23

  1. Vitality of the seed (vv. 1–9)
  2. Viability of the soil (vv. 10–17)
  3. Explanation of narrative (vv. 18–23)

Take Home Points

  • As we neglect things, they tend to fall away.
  • Always approach God’s Word with humility.
  • Parables are to reveal, but also conceal—if God has opened your eyes, be thankful.
  • The faster growing seed (even in your life) is usually the unwanted kind.
  • When going to sow the Gospel, take time to prepare the soil.
  • We don’t know what kind of soil is a man’s soul, but it is God who causes the Truth to grow.

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Exodus 11:1–12:32—Outline not available

Related Reading

  • John J. Davis, Moses and the God of Egypt
  • Irving L. Jensen, Exodus: A Self Study Guide

Take Home Points

  • The world thinks it knows everything, but we know the grace of God.
  • The Israelites were a nation of priests on the night of passover.
  • Don’t just sit and eat when there is work to do.

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Outline—Exodus 10

  1. God’s purpose: signs for Egypt and Israel (vv. 1–2)
  2. A plain warning (vv. 3–6)
  3. Pharoah’s half-hearted offer (vv. 7–11)
  4. Execution of the plague of locusts (vv. 12–15)
  5. Pharoah’s false repentence (vv. 16–20)
  6. Darkness comes over the land (vv. 21–23)
  7. Pharoah tries another deal (vv. 24–29)

Pharoah’s “deals” (Exodus 8 and 10)

  1. You can sacrifice if you stay inside Egypt (v. 8:25)
  2. You can go to the wilderness, but not very far (v. 8:28)
  3. You can go wherever you want, but only the men (v. 10:11)
  4. Men, women, and children can go, but leave all your valuables behind (v. 10:24)

Related Scripture

  • Joel 1:1–3, 2:3

Related Reading

  • Saul D. Alinsky, Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals

Take Home Points

  • The world is always trying to make a deal and never gives up!
  • We are to go and serve the Lord, not make a deal with the worldly.

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Outline—Exodus 9

  1. Animal Plague (vv. 1–7)
  2. Boils (vv. 8–12)
  3. Hail (vv. 13–35)

Related Scripture

  • Romans 9:51–22
  • Psalm 46:10

Take Home Points

  • God is infinite in His righteousness.
  • Let God be exalted in all things.

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Outline—Exodus 8:16–32

  1. Plague of the gnats (vv. 16–19)
  2. Palgue of the swarm (vv. 20–24)
  3. Pharoah’s continued deceipt (vv. 25–32)

Related Scripture

  • Romans 6

Take Home Points

  • Though we are welted up by sin, God still wants to show that He is in the land through us.
  • Your task is to bear witness to God’s grace.
  • Believers relate to sin differently than the unsaved because God has set us free.
  • We’re all sinnners, but you are not still in sin if you’re saved.

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