As you read and ponder Exodus 7–13, record the impressions that come to you. As you do this regularly, your ability to recognize the whisperings of the Holy Ghost will grow.
Exodus 7: Moses is appointed to give the word of the Lord to Pharaoh—The Lord will multiply signs and wonders in Egypt—Aaron’s rod becomes a serpent—The river is turned into blood—The magicians imitate the miracles of Moses and Aaron.
Exodus 8: The Lord sends plagues of frogs, lice, and flies upon Egypt—Pharaoh hardens his heart.
Exodus 9: The Lord destroys the cattle of the Egyptians, but not of the Israelites—Boils and blains are sent upon the Egyptians—The Lord sends hail and fire upon the people of Pharaoh, but not upon the people of Israel.
Exodus 10: The Lord sends a plague of locusts—This is followed by thick darkness in all Egypt for three days—Moses is cast out from the presence of Pharaoh.
Exodus 11: The departing Israelites are authorized to ask for jewels and gold from their neighbors—The Lord promises to slay the firstborn in every Egyptian home—He puts a difference between the Egyptians and the Israelites.
Exodus 12: The Lord institutes the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread—Lambs without blemish are slain—Israel is saved by their blood—The firstborn of all Egyptians are slain—Israel is thrust out of Egypt after 430 years—No bones of the paschal lambs are to be broken.
Exodus 13: The firstborn of man and of beasts are to be sanctified unto the Lord—The Feast of Unleavened Bread is to be kept in the land of Canaan—Moses takes Joseph’s bones out of Egypt—The Lord attends Israel in a pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night.
Resources on ChurchofJesusChrist.org
- Come, Follow Me—For Individuals and Families (lesson materials at ChurchofJesusChrist.org)
- Come, Follow Me—For Sunday School (lesson materials at ChurchofJesusChrist.org)
- Come, Follow Me—For Primary (lesson materials at ChurchofJesusChrist.org)
- “In Memory of the Crucified,” Hymns, no. 190.
- Chapter 16: The Prophet Moses
- Chapter 17: The Passover
- Old Testament Seminary Student Material: Lesson 48: Exodus 7–11
- Old Testament Seminary Student Material: Lesson 49: Exodus 12–13
- Old Testament Study Guide for Home-Study Seminary Students: Unit 9: Day 3, Exodus 7–11
- Old Testament Study Guide for Home-Study Seminary Students: Unit 9: Day 4, Exodus 12–13
- Old Testament Institute Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel: Exodus 1–10: “Let My People Go”
- Old Testament Institute Student Manual Genesis-2 Samuel: Exodus 11–19: The Passover and the Exodus
Resources on Interpreter Foundation
- KnoWhy OTL13B — What Can We Learn About the Historical Exodus from Outside the Scriptures?, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, April 4, 2018
- KnoWhy OTL13A — What Did the Lord Mean When He Said Moses Would Become “God to Pharaoh” During the Plagues of Egypt?, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, March 26, 2018
- Scripture Roundtable: Old Testament Gospel Doctrine Lesson 13, Bondage, Passover, and Exodus, Administration, March 8, 2014
Resources on Other Sites
- Dating the Death of Jesus Christ, Jeffrey R. Chadwick, BYU Studies, Vol. 54, no. 4
- Insights into Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy, George A. Horton Jr., The Joseph Smith Translation: The Restoration of Plain and Precious Truths
- Moses and Jesus: The Old Adorns the New, S. Kent Brown, From Jerusalem to Zarahemla: Literary and Historical Studies of the Book of Mormon
- Passover Prophecy Fulfillment (New Testament Chart 10-17), Charting the New Testament, ed. John W. Welch
- The Appearance of Elijah and Moses in the Kirtland Temple and the Jewish Passover, Stephen D. Ricks, BYU Studies, Vol. 23, no. 4
- The Exodus Pattern in the Book of Mormon, S. Kent Brown, BYU Studies, Vol. 30, no. 3
- The Israelite Background of Moses Typology in the Book of Mormon, Noel B. Reynolds, BYU Studies, Vol. 44, no. 2