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There are clear parallels between the exodus from Egypt and the Church's final end-time exodus. These parallels apply in a personal, collective, and prophetic way.

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 PARALLELS BETWEEN THE ISRAELITES’ EXODUS & THE CHURCH’S EXODUS

By Mario Seiglie, 1st DUB, March 30, 2010

 

Note the clear parallels between the Exodus from Egypt & the Church’s final end-time Exodus.

1 Corinthians 10:1-13 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 [1] Moreover, brothers, I would not that you should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea; [2] And were all baptized to Moses in the cloud and in the sea; [3] And did all eat the same spiritual meat; [4] And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ. [5] But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness. [6] Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted. [7] Neither be you idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play. [8] Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand. [9] Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents. [10] Neither murmur you, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer. [11] Now all these things happened to them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, on whom the ends of the world are come. [12] Why let him that thinks he stands take heed lest he fall. [13] There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.
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What happened to the Israelites are examples for us. DUB not only in the past.

Revelation, just as Exodus, mentions flight, plagues, Jerusalem as Egypt & the song of Moses.

Let’s go over these parallels that apply in a personal, collective (as a Church) & prophetic way.

 

1

Ex. 1:8-13, 21-22 – Account of Israel’s oppression.

Rev. 1 – Account of the Church’s oppression from this present evil world.

2

Ex. 2:23-25 - Israel at end of Egypt’s oppression.

Rev. 2-3 - Stages of the Church until the end of this world’s oppression when God acts.

3

Ex. 3:9-12 - God calls Moses as liberator.

Rev. 4, 5:9-10, 12 – Christ is the liberator.

4

Ex. 4:21-23 - Israel’s 12 tribes will be protected by God.

Revelation 7:1-4 Revelation 7:1-4 [1] And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree. [2] And I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea, [3] Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads. [4] And I heard the number of them which were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel.
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– Church as the 12 spiritual tribes of Israel that will be protected.

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Ex. 7:1-5 – Moses & Aaron are the principal leaders doing miracles.

Revelation 11:3-4 Revelation 11:3-4 [3] And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and three score days, clothed in sackcloth. [4] These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the earth.
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Two witnesses as principal leaders doing miracles in the end times.

6

Ex. 7:8-13, 22 - Moses, Aaron vs. Pharaoh, magicians - miracles by both parts.

Revelation 11:5-6 Revelation 11:5-6 [5] And if any man will hurt them, fire proceeds out of their mouth, and devours their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed. [6] These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of their prophecy: and have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will.
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; 13:13
Two witnesses vs. Beast, false prophet, miracles done by both parts.

7

Ex. 7:14; 9:6-7; 9:25-26 - 10 plagues but they don’t touch Israel.

Revelation 14:1 Revelation 14:1And I looked, and, see, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father's name written in their foreheads.
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, 9-12, 16:2
-  7 last plagues, but

don’t touch the Church.

8

Ex. 12:21-23 - Israel wins through symbol lamb’s blood.

Revelation 11:8 Revelation 11:8And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.
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; 12:5, 17
- Church wins through

the lamb – Christ. Jerusalem called Egypt.

9

Ex. 13:3-5 - Israel flees to a place of safety – the Sinai desert.

Revelation 12:13-14 Revelation 12:13-14 [13] And when the dragon saw that he was cast to the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child. [14] And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.
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- Church flees to a place of wilderness and safety.   

10

Ex. 14:21-23 – By God’s power, Israel crosses the Red Sea to safety.

Revelation 12:15 Revelation 12:15And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
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– By God’s power, Church crosses wilderness to its place of safety.

11

Ex. 14:23-26 - Pharaoh’s army persecutes Israelites but perishes.

Revelation 12:16 Revelation 12:16And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
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- Beast’s army swallowed up by earth.

12

Ex. 14 Pharaoh defeated Egypt unrepentant

Revelation 12:17 Revelation 12:17And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.
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Beast defeated but doesn’t repent.

13

Ex. 15:1 - Israel’s victory hymn of Moses.

Revelation 15:3 Revelation 15:3And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvelous are your works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are your ways, you King of saints.
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Church’s victory hymn of Moses.

14

Ex. 16:4-6 - Israel begins time of trial – 40 yrs.

Revelation 13:5 Revelation 13:5And there was given to him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given to him to continue forty and two months.
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- Church’s last time of trial – 3 1/2 yrs.

15

Ex. 16:12; Dt. 29:5 - Israel receives manna, water, clothing doesn’t age.

Revelation 12:14 Revelation 12:14And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.
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- Church is nourished for 3 1/2  years.

16

Ex. 20:1-3 Israel receives the 10 commandments to keep.

Revelation 14:12 Revelation 14:12Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
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- Church keeps commandments in letter & spirit, bares faithful witness Christ.

17

Exodus-Joshua -- God defeats Israel’s foes.

Revelation 19:19 Revelation 19:19And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army.
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- Christ defeats the Church’s foes.

18

Exodus-Joshua – God gives Promised Land to His people.

Revelation 20:4 Revelation 20:4And I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark on their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
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– Christ establishes kingdom of 

God with all faithful in the Church.

 

2 P. 1:3-5 -- We have exceedingly great promises. Hope, love & faith.

2 P. 3:10-14 -- Days of Unleavened Bread – looking forward to days when righteousness will reign on the earth.