Palm Sunday: 40 Days of Exoduses Summary

I am quite some way behind schedule at this point and it is unlikely that I will post more than a couple more this coming week. However, be assured that the series will be finished. We have passed the halfway mark!

Day 19: A Portable Mountain and Competing Calves

Moses and the Israelites as head and body – Two sets of Gentiles – Meeting YHWH at the Mountain – Tabernacle, sacrifice, and the mountain – The forming of the covenant – The Fall of Israel – Moses as mediator and intercessor – The transfiguration of Moses

Day 20: The Testing of the Throne-Bearers

Timeframe and setting – Tabernacle as new creation – Israel as the bearers of the divine throne chariot – A second exodus – Tests and rebellions in the wilderness – Further rebellion – The failure of Moses and the death of the old generation – Balaam and the wickedness with Baal of Peor – Ready to cross the Jordan

Day 21: A Successor, a Harlot, and an Invasion

The republication of the covenant – Provision for succession – Exodus and entry into the land as bookends – Rahab and her Passover – Crossing of the Jordan – Circumcision – The Passover – Meeting the Commander of the Army of YHWH – Destruction of Jericho

About Alastair Roberts

Alastair Roberts (PhD, Durham University) writes in the areas of biblical theology and ethics, but frequently trespasses beyond these bounds. He participates in the weekly Mere Fidelity podcast, blogs at Alastair’s Adversaria, and tweets at @zugzwanged.
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