An Exposition of the First Twenty Chapters of Exodus

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 92 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1876. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. THE CRUCIFIXION. This is the grand and prominent chapter of Christian doctrine set forth typically in Exodus. It may well be called the gospel according to Moses; but it especially represents the doctrine and circumstances of the crucifixion and the atonement by blood, that is, by the death of the Redeemer. Many sermons have been founded upon the types of this chapter, and much exposition has been bestowed upon it, and in general the applications are so obvious and easily recognised that further comment might seem a work of supererogation. But every precept and description is so pregnant, and the topics of instruction are so many, and they must operate with so much more force and effect, and be so confirmatory of God's purpose and work, from being brought together into one comprehension and presentation, that a short notice of each of them may be impressive and effectual. It would also be very inappropriate to omit this chapter from the consecutive comment upon the successive events and ordinances of the Exodus which I have entered upon. After all, the analysis and enumeration must remain incomplete, and some less apparent and more particular applications may be hereafter discerned, as the full force of the dispensation of the redemption is more and more perfectly appreciated. We will endeavour to enumerate the principal items of doctrinal enforcement in order and detail; and it will be seen to be a comprehensive and marvellous compendium of prophecy and precept. Cornelius a Lapide enumerates twenty-four analogies between Christ and the Paschal Lamb. Ver. 1. 'And the Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt.' 'In the land of Egypt.' The first meaning of this is, that this was no after institution and memorial of the past event, invented...

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