God came to rescue His people from slavery in Egypt, just as He later came in Christ to rescue us from sin.

Scripture: Exodus 3:7-15

ESV Text: Exodus 3:7-15


KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 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; 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. 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. 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.

     11 And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt? 12 And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain. 13 And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them? 14 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you. 15 And God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations.(KJV)


Hymn: TLH 367:
Hail, Thou once Despised Jesus

Hymnary.org — Organ Audio

1. Hail, Thou once despised Jesus! 
Hail, Thou Galilean King! 
Thou didst suffer to release us; 
Thou didst free salvation bring. 
Hail, Thou universal Savior, 
Who hast borne our sin and shame, 
By whose merits we find favor! 
Life is given through Thy name. 

2. Paschal Lamb, by God appointed, 
All our sins on Thee were laid; 
By almighty love anointed, 
Thou hast full atonement made. 
Every sin may be forgiven 
Through the virtue of Thy blood; 
Open is the gate of heaven, 
Peace is made ‘twist man and God. 

3. Jesus, hail, enthroned in glory, 
There forever to abide! 
All the heavenly host adore Thee, 
Seated at Thy Father’s side. 
There for sinners Thou art pleading, 
There Thou dost our place prepare, 
Ever for us interceding 
Till in glory we appear. 

4. Worship, honor, power, and blessing 
Thou art worthy to receive; 
Loudest praises, without ceasing, 
Meet it is for us to give. 
Help, ye bright angelic spirits, 
Bring your sweetest, noblest lays; 
Help to sing our Savior’s merits, 
Help to chant Immanuel’s praise. 


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