Outline

2024.4.7

Moses #12

The Nine Plagues (Part 2)

Exodus 8:20~10:29

 

I.       4th to 6th plagues (8:20~9:12)

A.      Flies (8:20~32)

1.      Flies swarmed throughout Egypt (21)

2.      Goshen, where the Israelites lived, was protected (22)

3.      Sacrifice here in the land

a.      Moses refused

b.      Sacrifices the Egyptians detested

4.      Moses had grown tough

B.      Plague on livestock (9:1~7)

1.      Plague that brought on disease to livestock (3)

2.      Not a single animal of Israelites died (7)

C.      Boils (9:8~12)

1.      Soot from the furnace broke out in festering boils on people and animals (9)

2.      Hard mission for Moses

 

II.     7th to 9th plagues (9:13~10:29)

A.      Hail (9:13~35)

1.      Very heavy hailstorm (18)

2.      Large hailstones can be 20~30 cm in diameter

3.      There was no hail in Goshen (26)

B.      Locusts (10:1~20)

1.      Moses severely reprimands and warns Pharaoh (3~6)

2.      Compromise of letting only adult men go (11)

3.      Large army of locusts covered all of Egypt (12~15)

4.      "Sea of Reeds" and "Red Sea"

C.      Darkness (10:21~29)

1.      Three days of total darkness (22)

2.      Moses rejected the compromise that sheep and cattle be left behind (24)

 

III.   Application

A.      Simply obeying God

1.      Example of the morning prayer meeting



Locust invasion and the "Red Sea"