Moses sings to praise God. Manna pictures the Word of God. Moses learns he needs others to help him.
Moses gives excuses for not serving as God asks. God uses miracles and plagues to show who He is to both Egyptians and Israelites.
Jacob sees the ladder to Heaven. Joseph pictures Christ’s suffering, rejection, and elevation to the throne.
Daniel eats vegetables, gets dream interpretations from God, and faces lions in their den. Daniel’s friends face the fiery furnace.
Israel goes through repeating cycles of sin (sin, feel God’s judgment, cry out to God, accept God’s deliverance). God uses a series of unlikely soldiers and weapons to deliver Israel.
God judges those who rebel against Moses and Aaron. God establishes tithing. Moses fails to follow God’s instructions about the rock. The bronze serpent pictures Christ.
Paul gives evidence that his ministry was of God. Paul shows optimism through suffering as he focuses on Christ’s promises. He says believers are ambassadors for Christ.
Paul explains that God gives us spiritual gifts so that we can help others. The gifts are worthless without the love of God. Paul identifies witnesses of Christ’s resurrection and explains why the resurrection is critical to us.
Paul continues his counsel about Christian conduct. He explains the difference between liberty and irresponsibility. He notes the importance of self-examination before taking the Lord’s Supper.