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Exodus 5 - NIV

Bricks Without Straw

1 Afterward Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said, “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: ‘Let my people go, so that they may hold a festival to me in the wilderness.’”

2 Pharaoh said, “Who is the Lord, that I should obey him and let Israel go? I do not know the Lord and I will not let Israel go.”

3 Then they said, “The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Now let us take a three-day journey into the wilderness to offer sacrifices to the Lord our God, or he may strike us with plagues or with the sword.”

4 But the king of Egypt said, “Moses and Aaron, why are you taking the people away from their labor? Get back to your work!”

5 Then Pharaoh said, “Look, the people of the land are now numerous, and you are stopping them from working.”

6 That same day Pharaoh gave this order to the slave drivers and overseers in charge of the people:

7 “You are no longer to supply the people with straw for making bricks; let them go and gather their own straw.

8 But require them to make the same number of bricks as before; don’t reduce the quota. They are lazy; that is why they are crying out, ‘Let us go and sacrifice to our God.’

9 Make the work harder for the people so that they keep working and pay no attention to lies.”

10 Then the slave drivers and the overseers went out and said to the people, “This is what Pharaoh says: ‘I will not give you any more straw.

11 Go and get your own straw wherever you can find it, but your work will not be reduced at all.’”

12 So the people scattered all over Egypt to gather stubble to use for straw.

13 The slave drivers kept pressing them, saying, “Complete the work required of you for each day, just as when you had straw.”

14 And Pharaoh’s slave drivers beat the Israelite overseers they had appointed, demanding, “Why haven’t you met your quota of bricks yesterday or today, as before?”

15 Then the Israelite overseers went and appealed to Pharaoh: “Why have you treated your servants this way?

16 Your servants are given no straw, yet we are told, ‘Make bricks!’ Your servants are being beaten, but the fault is with your own people.”

17 Pharaoh said, “Lazy, that’s what you are—lazy! That is why you keep saying, ‘Let us go and sacrifice to the Lord.’

18 Now get to work. You will not be given any straw, yet you must produce your full quota of bricks.”

19 The Israelite overseers realized they were in trouble when they were told, “You are not to reduce the number of bricks required of you for each day.”

20 When they left Pharaoh, they found Moses and Aaron waiting to meet them,

21 and they said, “May the Lord look on you and judge you! You have made us obnoxious to Pharaoh and his officials and have put a sword in their hand to kill us.”

God Promises Deliverance

22 Moses returned to the Lord and said, “Why, Lord, why have you brought trouble on this people? Is this why you sent me?

23 Ever since I went to Pharaoh to speak in your name, he has brought trouble on this people, and you have not rescued your people at all.”




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randy edwards avatar
Exodus - part 5- hard hearts
Shared by: randy edwards on Apr, 2016
Summary: Part 5 of Our exodus - The story of God's presence "hard hearts"
Series: Exodus
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Exodus part 4 " Finding Strenght in our Discouragement"
Shared by: randy edwards on Mar, 2016
Summary: Part 4 , looks at chapters 5 and 6 and Moses discouragement
Series: Exodus
Craig Condon avatar
Let My People Go!
Shared by: Craig Condon on Mar, 2016
Summary: Have you ever tried to do what God has told you to do only to run into opposition? If you have, you’re not alone. Some of the greatest heroes in the Bible ran into opposition when they did God’s work.
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:1
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 300
Bob Marcaurelle avatar
Growth Through Resistance
Shared by: Bob Marcaurelle on Mar, 2016
Summary: Message 5The story of Moses and the troubles with God's people he went through after he answered God's call, The troubles we have in God's will make us stronger.
Richard Tow avatar
Getting Past Disappointment
Shared by: Richard Tow on Feb, 2016
Summary: This message looks at the way people in Scripture processed disappointment and observes the impact on their lives. Then Pastor Richard gives five keys to getting past a disappointment and moving forward in your life.
Scripture: Exodus 5:22-23
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 459
William R. Nabaza avatar
Bullies of the Bible
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Aug, 2015
Summary: To list the bullies of the bible and what to learn from each of them.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Exodus 5:2
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 2,135
Rufus Elijah Yamoah avatar
Experience Deliverance and Breakthrough
Shared by: Rufus Elijah Yamoah on Aug, 2015
Summary: The message of a message of prophetic deliverance and breakthrough God is bringing into the lives of every believer.
Michael Fredette avatar
Captive to Sin
Shared by: Michael Fredette on Feb, 2015
Summary: A demonstration of how we can break out of the prison of sin
Scripture: Exodus 5:6-6:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 411
Samuel Fulkerson avatar
Let My People Go
Shared by: Samuel Fulkerson on Dec, 2013
Summary: One of our missions as Christians is to drill holes in the darkness so that the Gospel light can shin into the lives of others.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-8
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 3,954
Sean Harder avatar
The Plagues of Egypt
Shared by: Sean Harder on May, 2013
Summary: So Moses comes back to Egypt with his brother Aaron after the experience with the burning bush. Apparently his wife and kids stay in Midian, and we begin to see what was probably the most difficult and frustrating ministry position ever.
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-11:10
Denomination: *other
Views: 934
Samuel Fulkerson avatar
Not Brick Makers Any More
Shared by: Samuel Fulkerson on May, 2013
Summary: The Hebrew’s were slaves under the hand of a hard task-master. Mankind is slaves to sin and it certainly is a hard task-master. No mercy, no ease, no release. However, God, by a strong hand has delivered us from the bondage of sin. We are not brick makers
Scripture: Exodus 5:4-9
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 648
Harold Miller, Jr. avatar
Who Is the LORD?
Shared by: Harold Miller, Jr. on May, 2013
Summary: An appeal to submit the authority of God as Sovereign Lord
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-2
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,482
Scott Chambers avatar
God, Are You Really Sure About This?
Shared by: Scott Chambers on Apr, 2013
Summary: This is the sixth message in a series on the life of Moses that shows that being God's man is never easy. This message examines how God often calls us to do things that make absolutely no sense.
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:30
Views: 355
J. R. McEntyre avatar
These bricks won't break me
Shared by: J. R. McEntyre on Feb, 2013
Summary: The test of life can be burdensome, but thru it all we must not allow troubles to break our faith!
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-8
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 4,653
Darryl Ward avatar
Liberty for those who are oppressed
Shared by: Darryl Ward on Dec, 2012
Summary: Sermon about standing up to unethical labour practices.
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:1
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 345
David Henderson avatar
Crisis
Shared by: David Henderson on Sep, 2012
Summary: So Moses went to the people and told them what God had said but here’s the problem---the people were discouraged. By now they were irritated, impatient…they were made at Moses and when you’re mad at the preacher then you have trouble listening to the mes
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,151
C. Philip Green avatar
Why Me?
Shared by: C. Philip Green on Jul, 2012
Summary: Don’t blame God in your disappointment. Instead, believe in Him and get back to work.
Series: moses
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:12
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 863
Victor Mendoza avatar
Cuando La Visión de Dios Causa Problemas
Shared by: Victor Mendoza on Oct, 2011
Summary: Dios llama a un Hombre para ejecutar lo que por anos había estado en su corazón, la liberación de la nación de Israel de la esclavitud de Egipto, para así cumplir con la promesa hecha a Jacob y a José, sin embargo veremos a continuación como aquella visió
Damian Phillips avatar
Pressing through Bondage
Shared by: Damian Phillips on Aug, 2011
Summary: Sermon # 5: This message discusses the rise of spiritual attacks and criticism that occur when you accept responsibility for God’s assigment. You need to press ahead no matter what!
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,145
Dan Carroll avatar
Getting Free and Staying Free - Exodus Part 11
Shared by: Dan Carroll on Jul, 2011
Summary: A sermon on the bondage of sin using the conflict between Moses and Pharaoh as an example.
Series: Exodus
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-10:29
Views: 1,061
David Owens avatar
Going From Bad To Worse
Shared by: David Owens on Jul, 2011
Summary: What should we do when our day goes from bad to worse? We should run to God. In this sermon, we see what Moses does when things don't go the way he would hope.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:12
Views: 1,474
Patrick Nix avatar
God's Way
Shared by: Patrick Nix on Feb, 2011
Summary: Exodus is a book about God’s answer to man’s need and God’s supply for man’s sin. In this message, we will discover the foundations of deliverance that will be realized later in the book (Exodus 5:1-6:30).
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 457
Gordon Curley avatar
Moses faces the past and the king
Shared by: Gordon Curley on Nov, 2010
Summary: Moses faces the past and the king. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)
Scripture: Exodus 4:18-5:23
Denomination: Brethren
Views: 498
Gordon Curley avatar
When things go from bad to worse!
Shared by: Gordon Curley on Nov, 2010
Summary: Problems & Difficulties in life. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-21
Denomination: Brethren
Views: 2,109
Curry Pikkaart avatar
When the Enthusiasm Dies
Shared by: Curry Pikkaart on Nov, 2010
Summary: What do we do when our enthusiasm comes to a screeching halt?
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:1
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 1,030
Gordon Curley avatar
Standing On The Promises!
Shared by: Gordon Curley on Nov, 2010
Summary: Moses faces the past and the king (PowerPoint slides are available for this talk on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)
Scripture: Exodus 4:18-5:23
Denomination: Brethren
Views: 803
Shine Thomas avatar
Being True Despite Disappointments
Shared by: Shine Thomas on Mar, 2010
Summary: When we follow God we expect God to open closed doors and lead us victoriously. But many times in the midst of our obedience to God, we face great challenges in life and encounter failures. At such times we usually tend to blame God and our enthusiasm of
Series: Exodus
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:2
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 948
Ross Cochrane avatar
Exodus 5,6 - Keep Your Focus!
Shared by: Ross Cochrane on Dec, 2009
Summary: How do you feel when you really believe God has called you to have a positive Godly influence on people and all you end up with is rejection? What do you do when things go from bad to worse? Pack up and leave? I love what Moses does...
Series: Exodus
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:30
Views: 1,387
Joseph Smith avatar
Delivered From Among the Bricks
Shared by: Joseph Smith on Sep, 2009
Summary: Labor Day sermon, Calverton Baptist Church: God is able to deliver us from work we do not like and which is focused only on the bottom line. Work faithfully but do not let work consume you. Believe that God is at work even in financially difficult times
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Exodus 5:1-6:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 556