E X O D U S
In this chapter we have a further account of the
mediation of Moses between God and Israel, for the making up of the
breach that sin had made between them. I. He brings a very humbling
message from God to them (ver. 1-3,
5), which has a good effect upon them, and helps to
prepare them for mercy, ver. 4,
6. II. He settles a correspondence between God and them,
and both God and the people signify their approbation of that
correspondence, God by descending in a cloudy pillar, and the
people by worshipping at the tent doors, ver. 7-11. III. He is earnest with God in
prayer, and prevails, 1. For a promise of his presence with the
people, ver. 12-17. 2.
For a sight of his glory for himself, ver. 18, &c.