Big Rock Congregational Church

Protected through Adversity

Exodus 1:1-22 I. God kept the promise he had made to Abraham and greatly multiplied his family. A. Jacob had relocated is entire family to Egypt to be with Joseph and escape the famine in Canaan. B. After they entered Egypt, the following generations of Jacob's family greatly multiplied. II. As the number of Jacob's descendants increased, the Egyptians became afraid and oppressed them. A. God's people were oppressed by forced, hard labor. B. God's people were oppressed by genocide.