Yesterday, God called Moses to be the man who would rescue his people from slavery. But Moses was just like you and me. He felt ill- equipped for the task and instead of focusing on the miracles of God, he focused on his own-shortcomings and the impossibility of the tasks. Three times God performs a miracle in front of his eyes., but Moses protests each time. Even though God was angry at Moses, he does grant him a companion – his brother, Aaron – to make up for all the things Moses thinks he isn’t.
Let’s continue reading in Exodus chapter 5.
- Recap the story in your own words.
- Can you relate to anything in this section?
- What do you see God doing? What does it teach you about who He is?
Sometimes when we are trying to break away from people or things that oppress us, hurt us, or distract us, things get worse and we start to question who God is, His motives, and what He is doing. It’s important to remember that just like Exodus, the story isn’t over and God’s work and purposes are not either. Use these next few minutes to ask God to strengthen your faith while His work continues.