Exodus 12:21-28 (NIV)
21Then Moses summoned all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Go at once and select the animals for your families and slaughter the Passover lamb. 22Take a bunch of hyssop, dip it into the blood in the basin and put some of the blood on the top and on both sides of the doorframe. Not one of you shall go out the door of his house until morning. 23When the Lord goes through the land to strike down the Egyptians, he will see the blood on the top and sides of the doorframe and will pass over that doorway, and he will not permit the destroyer to enter your houses and strike you down.
24“Obey these instructions as a lasting ordinance for you and your descendants. 25When you enter the land that the Lord will give you as he promised, observe this ceremony. 26And when your children ask you, ‘What does this ceremony mean to you?’ 27then tell them, ‘It is the Passover sacrifice to the Lord, who passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt and spared our homes when he struck down the Egyptians.’ ” Then the people bowed down and worshiped. 28The Israelites did just what the Lord commanded Moses and Aaron.
II. Redemption Experienced
A. A Lamb Given to Die: Our Provision In Christ
B. A Life Guarded Against Destruction: Our Protection Against Death
1. Blood Applied to the Door
2. Blood Protecting Against the Destroyer
III. Redemption Remembered
A. A Lasting Observation: Our Roots In history
1. To Be Observed In The Holy Land
2. To Identify A Holy People
B. A Learning Experience: Our Redemption In History
1. A Story To Tell Facts
2. A Lesson To Teach Faith