Exodus 6: I Am the Lord

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 44


At the close of Exodus 5, both Moses and the children of Israel were discouraged; it seemed like obeying God only caused them more trials. Exodus 6 contains the Lord’s promises that He would deliver and sustain them.

Understanding the Scriptures

Exodus 6

Pilgrimage (v. 4)Land where they stayed or wandered 
Redeem (v. 6)Deliver from slavery 
Stretched out arm (v. 6)This phrase is a symbol of power 
Heritage (v. 8)A lasting possession or inheritance 
Anguish of spirit (v. 9)Discouragement 
Charge (v. 13)Stewardship 

Studying the Scriptures

Do activity A as you study Exodus 6.

Activity A iconFind Messages of Encouragement

Choose what you think are two encouraging things the Lord said to the Israelites in Exodus 6. Explain why you think both messages were encouraging to the children of Israel and could be encouraging to someone with trials and challenges today. Make sure you read the Joseph Smith Translation for Exodus 6:3.