Exodus is a history book in
the Bible's Old Testament. And Exodus is also a law book.
The people called Hebrews
were slaves in Egypt.
God sent Moses to free them (Exodus 3). The people in Egypt did not
want to free these slaves. But God caused many terrible troubles in Egypt. These
troubles forced the people in Egypt
to free their Hebrew slaves. So, the Hebrew people left Egypt.
God promised the land
to the Hebrew people. But the journey to Israel was through a desert. God
did many wonderful things to help the people through the desert. God provided
water (Exodus 17) and food (Exodus 16).
Moses met God at a mountain
called Sinai (Exodus 19). There, God gave the law to Moses (Exodus chapters
20-30). Moses made a special tent where the priests would serve God (Exodus