Egypt and its History during the Stay of the Children of Israel, as Illustrated by the
Bible and Ancient Monuments.
The Children of Israel in Egypt - Their Residences, Occupations, Social Arrangements,
Constitution, and Religion - A new King who knew not Joseph.
The Birth and the Training of Moses, Both in Egypt and in Midian as Preparatory to his
The Call of Moses - The Vision of the Burning Bush - The Commission to Pharaoh and to
Israel - The three "Signs" and their Meaning.
Moses Returns into Egypt - The Dismissal of Zipporah -Moses meets Aaron - Their Reception
by the Children of Israel - Remarks on the Hardening of Pharaoh's Heart
Moses and Aaron deliver their Message to Pharaoh - Increased Oppression of Israel -
Discouragement of Moses - Aaron shows a Sign - General View and Analysis of each of the
Ten "Strokes" or Plagues
The Passover and its Ordinances - The Children of Israel leave EGYPT - Their First
Resting-places - The Pillar of Cloud and of Fire - Pursuit of Pharaoh - Passage through
the Red Sea -Destruction of Pharaoh and his Host - The Song "on the other side"
THE WANDERINGS IN THE WILDERNESS
The Wilderness of Shur - The Sinaitic Peninsula - Its Scenery and Vegetation - Its
Capabilities of Supporting a Population -The Wells of Moses - Three Days March to Marah -
Elim -Road to the Wilderness of Sin - Israel's Murmuring - The Miraculous Provision of the
Quails - The Manna.
Rephidim - The Defeat of Amalek and its meaning - The Visit of Jethro and its symbolical
Israel at the foot of Mount Sinai - The Preparations for the Covenant - The "Ten
Words?" and their meaning.
Civil and Social Ordinances of Israel as the People of God - Their Religious Ordinances in
their National Aspect - The "Covenant made by Sacrifice" and the Sacrificial
Meal of Acceptance.
The Pattern seen on the Mountain - The Tabernacle, the Priesthood, and the Services in
their Arrangement and Typical Meaning - The Sin of the Golden Calf - The Divine Judgment -
The Plea of Moses - God's gracious Forgiveness - The Vision of the Glory of the Lord
vouchsafed to Moses.
Moses a Second Time on the Mount - On his Return his Face shineth - The Rearing of the
Tabernacle - Its Consecration by the seen Presence of Jehovah.
Analysis of the Book of Leviticus - The Sin of Nadab and Abihu - Judgment upon the
Analysis of the Book of Numbers - The Numbering of Israel - and that of the Levites -
Arrangement of the Camp, and its Symbolical Import - The March.
The Offerings of the - Princes - The setting apart of the Levites - Second Observance of
Departure from Sinai - March into the Wilderness of Paran - At Taberah and
Murmuring of Miriam and Aaron - The Spies sent to Canaan -Their "Evil Report" -
Rebellion of the People, and Judgment pronounced upon them - The defeat of Israel
The Thirty-eight Years in the Wilderness - The Sabbath-breaker - The Gainsaying of Korah
and of his Associates - Murmuring of the People; The Plague, and how it was stayed -
Aakon's Rod budding, blossoming, and bearing Fruit.
The Second Gathering of Israel in Kadesh - The Sin of Moses and Aaron - Embassy to Edom -
Death of Aaron - Retreat of Israel from the borders of Edom - Attack by the Canaanitish
King of Arad.
CHAPTER 21 Journey of the Children of Israel in "compassing" the land of Edom - The
"Fiery Serpents" and the "Brazen Serpent" - Israel enters the land of
the Amorites - Victories over Sihon and over Og, the kings of the Amorites and of Bashan -
Israel camps in "the lowlands of Moab" close by the Jordan.