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Year 1 - Month 4 Content

Month 4 Stories

Moses’ Birth

Exodus 2:1-10

  • What was Moses’ mother’s name? (Jachobed “yah-ho-bed”)

  • What was Moses’ sister’s name? (Miriam)

  • How long did Jachobed hide Moses after he was born? (3 months)

  • Why did she hide him? (Because Pharaoh had ordered all Hebrew sons to be thrown into the Nile)

  • What did Moses’ mother do with him when she couldn’t hide him anymore? (Put him in a basket that floated and had his sister watch him)

  • Who found baby Moses? (Pharaoh’s daughter)

  • What does “Moses” mean?  (One who draws out) 

  • Why did Pharaoh’s daughter name him Moses? (Because she drew him out of water)

Burning Bush

Exodus 3 - 4:17

  • What was Moses’ job when he came upon the burning bush? (Shepherd)

  • Who did Moses work for? (Father-in-law, Jethro)

  • What did God tell Moses to do and why? (Take off his shoes because he was standing on Holy Ground)

  • Where did God tell Moses to go and why? (Egypt to ask Pharaoh to free the Israelites from slavery)

  • Did Moses want to go back to Egypt? (No)  

  • What three miraculous signs did God give Moses to show to Pharaoh? (Turn staff into a serpent, turn his hand leprous and then heal it, pour water from the Nile on the ground where it would become blood)

  • What excuse did Moses give to try to convince God not to send him back to Egypt? (I am not a good speaker?)

  • Who did God say would go with Moses to help him? (His brother Aaron)

Plagues & Passover

Exodus 6 - 13:16

  • What did God tell Moses to do with his staff when Pharaoh wanted them to prove themselves? (Throw it on the ground and it turned into a serpent)

  • How Many plagues were there?   (ten)

  • Name 5 of the Plagues (Water to Blood, Frogs, Gnats, Flies, Livestock Disease, Boils on Man and Beast, Hail, Locusts, Darkness, Death of Firstborn)

  • What were the Israelites to put across their 2 door posts and their “lintel”(top of door)? (The blood of a lamb, could be a sheep or goat)

  • What were the Israelites to eat the night of the Passover? (Roasted lamb and unleavened bread with bitter herbs)

  • How were the Israelites to eat the night of the Passover?  (Quickly and ready to leave:  with belts fastened, sandals on, and staff in their hand)

The Exodus

Exodus 13:17 - 15:21

  • Which way did God lead the people out of Egypt?  (To the Red Sea and Wilderness, avoiding the Philistine land)

  • How did God lead the Israelites by day? (Cloud) night? (Pillar of fire)

  • What scared the Israelites when they got to the Red Sea? (Pharaoh and his army came after them.)

  • What did God tell Moses to do? (Lift up his staff and stretch out his hand)

  • What happened when Moses lifted up his staff and stretched out his hand at the Red Sea? (The sea parted. They were able to cross the sea on dry ground.)

  • What happened to Pharaoh and the Egyptian Army when they followed Israel across the Red Sea? (God told Moses to raise his staff and arm, and the waters covered the men, horses, and chariots.)

  • What does Exodus mean? (Many people leaving together)

Month 4 Memory Work

Sword Point

Exodus 2:24 

And God heard their groaning, and God remembered His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and with Jacob.

Spiritual Truth Sentence

Tell me about the Passover: 

Passover is a feast to celebrate when God delivered the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt. It was at a Passover Feast that Jesus established Christian communion.



  • Moses’ Birth

  • Burning Bush

  • Plagues & Passover

  • The Exodus

Map It 
  • Egypt

  • Nile River

  • Red Sea

Old Testament Books  

Major Prophets:

  • Isaiah

  • Jeremiah

  • Lamentations

  • Ezekiel

  • Daniel

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