Coachlight Bible Study – Exodus Lesson 6

Revelation of the Mystery of the Church – Exodus 1:1 – 3:10


The Book Of Exodus – Shemoth – “Names”











Redemption From Egypt

Revelation From God


Slavery In Egypt

Birth of Moses

Call of Moses

Return of Moses to Egypt

Deliverance By Blood

& Power

Marching To Sinai

Giving of the Law

Blueprint & Construction

of the Tabernacle


To continue the record of God working in Israel’s birth as a nation, their moving into Egypt and the ensuing slavery endured by them until God comes down and delivers Israel out of bondage into a land flowing with milk and honey.










430 Years – From Abrahamic Covenant To Deliverance – (Galatians 3:17)

2 Months

10 Months


God’s revelation of the Mystery of the Church has been slowly given to us beginning in the book of Genesis where we see Enoch a type of the resurrection by being translated; having the testimony that he pleased God.  The details of Enoch pleasing God are sketchy in Genesis as well as Hebrews 11.  We can, however, better understand the details of this phenomenon as we study God’s progressive revelation in His Word.  Obviously, the gathering together of the iglesia or “called out ones” was foremost in God’s mind as He formulated His plan and began creation.  Another obvious conclusion can be deducted from God’s Word, because Enoch walked with God.  Enoch must have inclined his ear to God’s Word as He spoke, and must have applied his heart to the understanding of God’s Words before much of it was written.  For instance he must have known:


Proverbs 2:1 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee;

Proverbs 2:2 So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;

Proverbs 2:3 Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;

Proverbs 2:4 If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures;

Proverbs 2:5 Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 2:6 For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 2:7 He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

Proverbs 2:8 He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.

Proverbs 2:9 Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every good path.

Proverbs 2:10 When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul;

Proverbs 2:11 Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:


And Enoch must have known God through His Words:


Proverbs 8:34 Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Proverbs 8:35 For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.


I. Chapter I – Choosing And Education of the Deliverer

A. We have learned that long before Israel groaned to God because of their oppression in Egypt, God had been preparing an exodus or deliverance of His people from oppression in Egypt unto a land flowing with milk and honey. 

1. Not only had God chosen His deliverer, Moses, long before;

2. But God had set up events in Moses’ life to prepare and educate him for the job

B. The miraculous saving of Moses life after the death decree of the Pharaoh demonstrates one of the events depicting Moses as a type of Christ.  This saving event parallels the birth and miraculous saving at birth of the ultimate Deliverer, Jesus the Christ after the decree of Herod that all male Hebrews should die.


II. Chapter II – First Forty Years of the Deliverer


A. Moses spent the first forty years of his life being educated in the best university known in the world.  It didn’t take long, however, to find out that while this education:

1. Would prove beneficial in the future,

2. It would not prepare him for the immediate task at hand.

B. As Moses observed an Israelite being tortured by an Egyptian official, Moses killed the Egyptian and attempted to secretly burry him in the sand. 

1. Moses thought that this deed would not be known generally,

2. Specifically Moses thought that the Pharaoh would not find out about it.

C. The next day, Moses saw two Israelites fighting amoung themselves, and as Moses attempted to intervene, one of the Israelites shouted:

1.  “Who made thee a prince and judge over us?”,

2. And then shouted: “Intendest thou to kill me as thou killest the Egyptian?”.

D. Two things here are obvious:

1. All the training in Egypt did not prepare Moses to deliver Israel

2. Israel was not yet ready to be delivered


III. The Next Forty Years of the Deliverer – Still Chapter Two


A. Moses spent the next forty years of his life in Midian as he flees from Pharaoh’s wrath. 

B. Moses lived these next forty years in the house of Jethro, the priest of Midian,

C. Two More Things Become Evident:

1. Moses is learning desert survival skils that will be needed as he leads the Nation of Israel through the desert.

2. Moses is again a type of Christ’s return at the end of this age by acquiring a Gentile bride.

D. At the end of chapter 2, we have two things which become apparent in Egypt:

1. The Pharaoh that intended to kill Moses was dead

2. The oppression of Israel continued causing Israel to cry out to God

a. This is again a type of our groining to God

b. Called in the New Testament, Speaking in tongues:


Romans 8:24 For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?

Romans 8:25 But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

Romans 8:26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Romans 8:27 And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.


IV. Chapter III – Significance Of The Burning Bush        

Exodus 3:1 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.

Exodus 3:2 And the angel <04397> of the LORD <03068> 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 3:3 And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.

Exodus 3:4 And when the LORD <03068> saw that he turned aside to see, God <0430> called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.


04397 Kalm mal'ak mal-awk' - from an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy; n m;

angel 111, messenger 98, ambassadors 4, variant 1; 214

1) messenger, representative - 1a) messenger

1b) angel

1c) the theophanic angel


03068 hwhy Y@hovah yeh-ho-vaw' - from 01961; n pr dei;

LORD 6510, GOD 4, JEHOVAH 4, variant 1; 6519

Jehovah =" the existing One


0430 Myhla 'elohiym el-o-heem' - plural of 0433; n m p;

God 2346, god 244, judge 5, GOD 1, goddess 2, great 2, mighty 2, angels 1, exceeding 1, God-ward + 04136 1, godly 1; 2606


A. Here Two Things Become Apparent:

1. Exodus 2:2-4 – Transistion from angel of Jehovah to Jehovah (Verse 4) shows that it was a manifestation of the Lord that appeared

2. Exodus 2:4 – The interchange of Jehovah and Elohim proves the manifestation of God was the Creator God, or the pre-incarnate Christ

B. Moses Is Feeding His Father-In-Law’s Flock

C. As Feed Became Scarce in the flat land, Moses Moved The Flock To The Horeb Mountain Range Foothills

D. Here Two Things Become Apparent

1. God appears and Moses sees a bush spontaneously ignite, but not consumed

2. This was actually an appearance of Christ before He was born


Paul speaking of the Father:


I Timothy 6:16 Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.


John 1:18 No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.


V. God Makes His Announcement


A. God Is About To Do Two Things:

1. Smite Pharaoh With All His Wonders

2. Redeem Israel With An Outstretched Arm And Great Judgements


B. The Sign of the Burning Bush


Exodus 3:5 And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.

Exodus 3:6 Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.

Exodus 3:7 And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

Exodus 3:8 And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey; unto the place of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites.

Exodus 3:9 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.

Exodus 3:10 Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth my people the children of Israel out of Egypt.


1. Remember that a light passed through the animals at the Abrahamic Covenant

2. God dwells in light that no man can approach


I Timothy 6:16 Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.


3. Fire is not the source of light

a. Sun enlightens, burns & warms – (Job 30:28; Song of Solomon 1:6)

b. Sun’s rays produce fire and heat, but light was created first

4. The “Light of Israel” and the “Holy One of Israel are the same – They become fire and consume thorns and briars in one day:


Isaiah 10:17 And the light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his Holy One for a flame: and it shall burn and devour his thorns and his briers in one day;


5. Fire is a figure of refining affliction and destroying punishment:


I Corinthians 3:5 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?

I Corinthians 3:6 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.

I Corinthians 3:7 So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.

I Corinthians 3:8 Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.

I Corinthians 3:9 For we are labourers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building.

I Corinthians 3:10 According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.

I Corinthians 3:11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

I Corinthians 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

I Corinthians 3:13 Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.

I Corinthians 3:14 If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.

I Corinthians 3:15 If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.


6. It is in fire that the Lord comes in judgement: (Daniel 7:9-10; Ezekiel 1:13, 14, 27, 28; Reveklation 1:14-15)


7. Fire sets forth fiery indignation which devourers those who willfully sin

Hebrews 10:26 For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,

Hebrews 10:27 But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.




Deuteronomy 4:20  But the LORD hath taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him a people of inheritance, as ye are this day.


The Burning Bush Represents Israel as they were burning in a fire of affliction in the Iron Furnace of Egypt


BUT The Bush Was Not Consumed:


1. The Burning Bush Was An Example of God’s Grace – Israel In God’s Refining Affliction

2. The Burning Bush Was An Example of Mercy – God Did Not Give Israel Over To Death – Psalms 118

3. The Burning Bush Was An Example Of God’s Anger – Nahum 1:1-7 – Takes Vengence On His Adversaries – Egypt

4. The Burning Bush Was An Example Of God’s Wrath – Nahum 1:1-7 – Reserves Wrath For His Enemies - Canaanites


We saw last week that while Israel was delivered from Egypt to a land flowing with milk and honey it was a type of us being delivered from sin unto a holy life:


But now we can see that Moses being a type of the returning Christ for His Gentile bride goes further than that, showing that His return is wrapped up in the mystery from the beginning of the world revealed to us today through the Apostles:


Ephesians 3:1 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

Ephesians 3:2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:

Ephesians 3:3 How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words,

Ephesians 3:4 Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)

Ephesians 3:5 Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;

Ephesians 3:6 That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

Ephesians 3:7 Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.

Ephesians 3:8 Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;

Ephesians 3:9 And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

Ephesians 3:10 To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Ephesians 3:11 According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:

Ephesians 3:12 In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.

Ephesians 3:13 Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Ephesians 3:14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Ephesians 3:15 Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named,

Ephesians 3:16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;

Ephesians 3:17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,

Ephesians 3:18 May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height;

Ephesians 3:19 And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.

Ephesians 3:20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,

Ephesians 3:21 Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.