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Exodus by John Fichtner – Series Overview

Introduction to the most powerful man in the Old Testament – law giver, writer, founder, leader, child of a slave, son of a queen - Moses Get reoriented on the true picture of law and grace by examining one of the top five happenings in the Bible - The giving of the Law. Overview of the Tabernacle and how to apply it to your life

Exodus 1-12 - Dealing with Rejection


Pastor John Fichtner

Exodus part 1- by John Fichtner

  1. More miracles than the rest of the entire O.T. combined

  2. Equation for Moses’ life – Call + Timing = Power

  3. Don’t be afraid to speak destiny over your kids

  4. Moses knew the call of God on his life

  5. First 3 miracles – Staff became a snake

  6. Rod = throw down authority (I’m no longer boss of my own life)

  7. If you want to be a man of authority, you will never have God’s authority

  8. People with godly authority uses the word responsibility

  9. Pick staff back up - You must conquer Satan aggressively

  10. Eph. 6:12 – we struggle not against flesh and blood

  11. The heart guides the hand- there is no excuse for a bad attitude!

  12. The filth on my hands came from my heart

  13. The transformation of the heart brings clean hands

  14. If they do not believe = able to handle rejection

  15. You’re in parenting and marriage to give the heart of God

  16. You can’t be in any ministry to get back, but to give as a secure child of the King

  17. Passover – new calendar, take care of/love lamb, slit throat of lamb

  18. Blood sacrifice is a message of the horror of our sin and Jesus, the least deserving to die fulfilled it

  19. I must apply the blood and be ready to leave this earth

  20. God hovers over and protects His people by the blood

Exodus 12-25 - I Should But I Can't


Pastor John Fichtner

Exodus part 2 –by John Fichtner

  1. The 10 commandments were spoken out loud by God to the people

  2. God drew the line of moral absolutes

  3. Purpose of the law - to expose guilt and make us aware of our sin

  4. You are a tri-une being – spirit, soul and flesh

  5. The law locks us up and leads us to Christ

  6. I should do this, but I can’t

  7. Self-righteousness says, “I should and I can.”

  8. If you rely on the law you are under a curse

  9. “I can’t and I shouldn’t have to.” = moral relativism

  10. Denies the right of God to be God

  11. I should but I can’t = sorrow that leads to repentance

  12. You can’t fully grasp freedom until you understand captivity

  13. You can’t fully grasp joy until you understand sorrow over sin

  14. Ask God to show you how horrifying your sin is

  15. The Law is GOOD

  16. Ceremonial law was fulfilled moral law is permanent

  17. I am not under the law, I live above the law – we don’t do good things in order to be accepted/ go to heaven, we are already accepted.

  18. Out of that spirit of son-ship we do good things

  19. Grace and truth are not in contrast to the law, they are the completion of it

  20. Law –What we do, Grace – How we do it, Truth – Why we do it

Exodus 26-40 - Weilding the Weapon of Praise


Pastor John Fichtner

Exodus part 3 - by John Fichtner

  1. One entrance – Jesus said, “I AM the GATE.”

  2. Judah on East – Covenant people

  3. Courtyard - Bronze altar and basin

  4. Holy Place – golden table, lampstand and altar of incense

  5. Curtain (was rent when Jesus breathed His last)

  6. Holy of Holies/Most Holy Place - Box with manna, Aaron’s rod, tablets

  7. Between two angels the Shekinah glory of God – “I will dwell with them.”

  8. Jn. 1:14 – The Word became flesh – the living embodiment of the Tabernacle

  9. For your power and prayer life – Heb. 10:19 – Since we have confidence to enter the most holy place by the blood of Jesus

  10. Judah (warrior tribe/ruling tribe) = Praise (must go through to get into presence of God)

  11. Emotions are meant to be an expression of the goodness of God

  12. It is impossible to be critical, angry, fearful, etc., and still be praising

  13. Wield the weapon of praise every day in the little things

  14. The brazen altar is about forgiveness

  15. How easy /hard is it for you to say, “I was wrong”?

  16. Strength = the ones who repent on a dime

  17. Laver = reflection

  18. The goal is the presence of God

  19. Table = strength, Bread = Life, Incense = smell

  20. Holy Place = problems solved Most Holy Place = COMPLETE