In the book of Exodus, God frees Israel from slavery to Egypt. But they are not left as orphans. Rather, the redeemed are made into a new familyGod's family. In Freed to be God's Family, Mark R. Glanville argues that the central motif of Exodus is community. God wants a healthy, dynamic relationship with the redeemed. As family members, Israel is called to learn God's ways and reflect God's character to the world.
Freed to be God's Family is a concise and accessible guide to the message and themes of Exodus. Each chapter keeps the big picture central and provides probing questions for reflection and discussion.
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Table of Contents
1 A Community Shaped for Mission 9
2 The Exodus: A New King and a New Community 15
3 The Law Collection 27
4 Ten Commandments 45
5 Moses and the Women Who Tricked Pharaoh 61
6 Learning Trust in the Wilderness 72
7 The Tabernacle: God's Dwelling Place in the Midst of the People 81
8 Judgment 92
9 God 101
10 Conclusion 109
Suggested Reading 113