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Deliver Us

 

This is your story.

This is your song.

Exodus shares the thrilling story of God delivering the Israelites out of Egypt. This same story—this same song—reflects God’s deliverance of Christians in the present. His song of salvation has a rhythm, a cadence, a beat to help you learn about yourself. Dive in to Deliver Us to grow your understanding and learn from this beautiful song. Take a peek. Download Chapter 1

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The Song of the Sea

This is your song too. The song of Yahweh’s victory, character, and promises repeats in your life, bringing glory to God for all He does. What more can you learn from the song of Exodus?

Christ

Discover more about seeing Christ in the Old Testament through His presence, predictions, and patterns.

Yahweh

See how God reveals His name and character to His people.

Deliverance

Understand the similarities between our deliverance and the deliverance of the Israelites out of Egypt.

From the Introduction

Have you lost the beat? forgotten the rhythm? misplaced the lyrics? Don’t remember the tune? Do you feel like you’re stuck in the slavery of anxiety, fear, worry, regret, and despair—with no way out? . . . I invite you to walk through the pages of Exodus with me. Grab your Bible. Take notes. Highlight. Underline. Pray. . . . What Jesus did for Israel in the past, He will do for you today.
The Book of Exodus will have you swaying to the beat and dancing to the music.

Read or better yet, reread this book! Lessing’s alliterative, energy-infused style compels the readers to see their story in the story of Moses. . . . Like few others can, Lessing mines the depth and breadth of the text and delivers caches of precious gems for scholarly and “average” Christ-follower alike. . . .—Rev. Dr. Brian L. Friedrich, president, Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota

Dr. Lessing relates the Exodus events to the backstory of Genesis, highlights psalms that recall God’s saving acts in Exodus, and most importantly, reveals how Exodus anticipates Christ. Whether he’s explaining the ten plagues or the Ten Commandments, Dr. Lessing holds the reader’s attention throughout with dynamic prose. —Rev. Dr. Christopher Kennedy, senior pastor, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, School, and Child Care, San Antonio, Texas

Dr. Lessing gifts the Church with a refreshing review of Exodus that is creative and intensely interesting. He handles this second book of Scripture with a pastor’s heart and a biblical scholar’s expertise. Those who read his book will gain new insights into and have a greater familiarity with, Exodus.—Dr. Walter Maier III, professor of exegetical theology, Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne, Indiana

Meet the Author

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Rev. Dr. R. Reed Lessing serves as a professor of theology and ministry at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is also the university’s director for the Center of Biblical Studies. Reed has authored books in the Concordia Commentary series, including Isaiah 40–55, Isaiah 56–66, Amos, Jonah, and Zechariah. He is also the author of Overcoming Life’s Sorrows: Learning from Jeremiah and the coauthor of Prepare the Way of the Lord: An Introduction to the Old Testament.

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