Va’era “And I appeared” The 14 th Torah Portion Reading 2nd reading in the Book of Exodus Exodus 6:2 – 9:35 Ezekiel 28:25 – 29:21 Matthew 12:1-14 Va’era
The Shadows of the Messiah Titles of Messiah The LORD our righteousness - Jeremiah 23:6
I am the Lord Exodus 6:2 God spoke further to Moses and said to him, "I am the LORD." Jeremiah 31:43 They will not teach again, each man his neighbor and each man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they will all know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them.
To Give Them the Land Exodus 6:4 I also established My covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land in which they sojourned. Mark 12:26-27 I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob: He is not the God of the dead, but of the living
To Give Them the Land Exodus 6:4 I also established My covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land in which they sojourned. Hebrews 11:13 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
Passover of the Future Exodus 6:5 I have remembered My covenant.
1 Corinthians 5:7 Messiah our Passover lamb also has been sacrificed Luke 22:16-18 16 For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God. 17 And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, Take this, and divide it among yourselves: 18 For I say unto you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine, until the kingdom of God shall come.
Four Cups of Salvation Exodus 6:6-7 Say, therefore, to the sons of Israel, "I am the LORD, and I will bring you out... 1 will deliver you... 1 will also redeem you... Then I will take you."
Four Cups of Salvation Cup Sanctification I will bring you out from under One the burdens of the Egyptians Cup Deliverance I will deliver you from their Two bondage Cup Redemption I will also redeem you with an Three or Blessing outstretched arm and with great judgments Cup Betrothal I will take you for My people Four and will be your God
The Cup of Sanctification Exodus 6:6 I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians. Luke 22:17-18 When He had taken a cup and [made the blessing], He said, "Take this and share it among yourselves; for I say to you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine from now on until the kingdom of God comes."
The Cup of Deliverance Exodus 6:6 I will deliver you from their bondage.
The Cup of Redemption Exodus 6:6 I will also redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments. 1 Peter 1:18-19 18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; 19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:
The Cup of Betrothal Exodus 6:7 I will take you for My people, and I will be your God.
The Cup of Elijah Exodus 6:8 I will bring you to the land which 1 swore to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and I will give it to you for a possession; I am the LORD.
The Two Masters Exodus 6:9 So Moses spoke thus to the sons of Israel, but they did not listen to Moses on account of their despondency and cruel bondage.
The Rejection of Moses Exodus 6:13 Then the LORD spoke to Moses and to Aaron, and gave them a charge to the sons of Israel and to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring the sons of Israel out of the land of Egypt.
Like God Exodus 7: 1 Then the LORD said to Moses, "See, I make you as God to Pharaoh, and your brother Aaron shall be your prophet."
The Staff and Serpent Exodus 7:10 So Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh, and thus they did just as the LORD had commanded; and Aaron threw his staff down before Pharaoh and his servants, and it became a serpent.
Aaron’s Wondrous Staff Exodus 7:12 For each one threw down his staff and they turned into serpents. But Aaron's staff swallowed up their staffs.
Recitation of the Plagues Exodus 7:3 But I will harden Pharaoh's heart that I may multiply My signs and My wonders in the land of Egypt. Isaiah 53:4-8 Surely our grief's He Himself bore... But He was pierced through for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the chastening for our well-being fell upon Him... For the transgression of my people, to whom the plague was due.
The Robber and the Strong Man Exodus 7:4 When Pharaoh does not listen to you, then I will lay My hand on Egypt and bring out My hosts, My people the sons of Israel, from the land of Egypt by great judgments.
The Robber and the Strong Man Luke 1l:21-22 When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own house, his possessions are undisturbed. But when someone stronger than he attacks him and overpowers him, he takes away from him all his armor on which he had relied and distributes his plunder.
Blood Exodus 7:20 Moses and Aaron did even as the LORD had commanded. And he lifted up the staff and struck the water that was in the Nile, in the sight of Pharaoh and in the sight of his servants, and all the water that was in the Nile was turned to blood.
Blood Joel 2:30-31 I will display wonders in the sky and on the earth, blood, fire and columns of smoke. The sun will be turned into darkness and the moon into blood before the great and awesome day of the LORD comes.
Tetrad Blood Moons Joel 2:30-31 I will display wonders in the sky and on the earth, blood, fire and columns of smoke. The sun will be turned into darkness and the moon into blood before the great and awesome day of the LORD comes.
Frogs Exodus 8:6 So Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt, and the frogs came up and covered the land of Egypt.
Gnats, Swarms, Animal Disease Exodus 8:17 All the dust of the earth became gnats through all the land of Egypt. Revelation 9:20 Likewise, even after three plagues have killed off a third of mankind, "The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent“
Boils Exodus 9:10 So they took soot from a kiln, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses threw it toward the sky, and it became boils breaking out with sores on man and beast.
Boils Revelation 16:1-2 Then I heard a loud voice from the temple, saying to the seven angels, "Go and pour out on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath of God." So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on the earth; and it became a loathsome and malignant sore on the people who had the mark of the beast and who worshiped his image.
Hail and Fire Exodus 9:23 Moses stretched out his staff toward the sky, and the LORD sent thunder and hail,and fire ran down to the earth. And the LORD rained hail on the land of Egypt.
Hail and Fire Revelation 8:7 The first [trumpet) sounded, and there came hail and fire, mixed with blood, and they were thrown to the earth; and a third of the earth was burned up, and a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up.
Hail and Fire Revelation 16:21 And huge hailstones, about one hundred pounds each, came down from heaven upon men; and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, because its plague was extremely severe.
Locust, Darkness, Slaying of Firstborn Exodus 9:35 Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not let the sons of Israel go, just as the LORD had spoken through Moses. Revelation 9:3 Then out of the smoke came locusts upon the earth, and power was given them, as the scorpions of the earth have power.
Death The final stroke God delivered to Egypt involved the slaying of the firstborn, a plague of death. The book of Revelation concludes with the death of the armies assembled to make war against Messiah.
Patterns of the Plagues 1. Water turned to bloodWarning 2. Frogs on land, homesWarning 3. Lice on personsNo Warning 4. Flies on homesWarning 5. Disease on CattleWarning 6. Boils, sores man and beastNo Warning 7. Thunder and HailWarning 8. LocustsWarning 9. DarknessNo Warning 10. Firstborn man and beastWarning
Patterns of the Plagues Plagues 1, 2, 3=Rod of Aaron Plagues 4, 5, 6=No Rod Plagues 7. 8. 9=Rod of Moses
Patterns of the Plagues 5, 6Cattle involved 4, 7Goshen exempted 3, 8Admission by enemies 2, 9Darkness 1, 10Death
The Signature The Blessings are being used as a type or foretelling of the story of the Messiah. The redemption from Egypt will be repeated with the redemption from the world.