Week 13: Exodus 9-13


I. Monday —Exodus 9 / Plagues 5-7
1. What plagues are in chapter 9?
2. What might you conclude about the plagues from 8:22, 9:4, 9:26?
3. In 8:8, 8:28, 9:28, what do we learn about Pharaoh’s promises?
4. What was unique about the heavy hail?

II. Tuesday —Exodus 10 / Plagues 8-9
1. What new element is revealed about the purpose of God in the plagues in verse 2?
2. Throughout this narrative what is God’s ultimate desire for His people according to verse 3?
3. What was the consequence of Pharaoh’s attitude toward Moses/God (see v. 7) and what lesson must we see
in this today?
4. What two plagues are in chapter 10 and what do we learn in verse 23?
5. What was wrong with Pharaoh’s proposal to let the Hebrews go worship?
6. What is meant by Moses’ statement “not a hoof shall be left behind?”
7. What is triggered by Pharaoh’s command in verse 28?

III. Wednesday —Exodus 11 / The Final Plague
1. What did God tell Moses would happen after the last plague?
2. What were the two reasons why the Egyptians were willing to give the Hebrews silver and gold?
3. How did God describe the last plague?
4. To whodid Moses describe this plague and what was the reaction?
5. What distinct point did God plan to drive home in this last plague and what does it teach us about the church?

IV. Thursday – Exodus 12 / The Passover
1. What month is this and why might God have designated this the first month of the year at this point?
2. Why did God designate that each household was to have their own lamb?
3. Why must the lamb meet certain physical requirements?
4. How long was the lamb to be kept by the family?
5. Why was the blood to be spread on the header and doorposts but not the base?
6. What is the significance of the word Passover (Pesah)?
7. About how many Hebrews left Egypt?
8. What does verse 43 teach us about who may eat of the Lord’s Passover and how does this apply to
the Lord’s Supper?

V. Sunday — Exodus 13 / Plagues 8-9
1. What is Passover observance to be a “sign” to them for and does the church have the same sign?
2. What was the process and reason for the redeeming of the firstborn males?
3. What was significant that the route God led them on was into the wilderness and not by the Philistines?
4. What promise did Moses keep according to verse 19?
5. How did the Hebrews know where to go and when did they travel?