The theocentric method of reading the Bible takes into account the principal condition to maintain the fear of God. God answers to this method–attitude with His grace: an indispensable help for a man for a deeper understanding of His word.
As a result of this reading it was found that the Exodus 1–18 consists of six main parts – pericopes. Then it was found that external pericopes 1:1–6:1 and 15:22–18:27 have the same basic literary structure.
It is the detailed discussion of these external pericopes to which the three following elements of this presentation are devoted. Below is shown a simple eventual schema which helps Dear Reader to quickly understand these successive stages of the analysis: