Exodus and the Character of God


Liam Thatcher

Here’s the recording, handout and recommended resources from my talks on Exodus and the Character of God from Christ Church Manchester’s School of Theology.

In the first half, I gave an overview of the book of Exodus, particularly covering chapters 1-15. I summarised the book as follows:

In the book of Exodus, God reveals Himself as YHWH, the one who rescues his son from slavery and sea, to be a blessing to the nations.

We teased out the key themes of sonship, slavery/service and sea, and then saw how they came together in the Passover and the crossing of the Red Sea.

In the second half we looked at the character of God as revealed through this book, covering chapter 16-40 and particularly focussing in on Sinai, the making and breaking of the covenant, and God’s self-revelation in 34:6-7.

It was a ludicrous amount to cover in such a short…

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