Scripture Read: Exodus 2 - 3
Title: God Calls Moses
(H) Highlight verse: "But Moses said to God, 'Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?'" Ex. 3:11
(E) Explain: The story of Moses is fascinating. The second and third chapters of Exodus cover a large span of time. Chapter 2 recounts the birth of Moses to his adult life where he grows up in Egypt, eventually flees for his life from the country and ends up at Jethro, the Medianite Priest's home and marries his daughter Zipporah. Chapter 3 looks more closely at God's calling of Moses to set the Israelites free from slavery. In this account we see that Moses is a humble man whom God calls. He is uncertain of his leadership skills, but comes to the realization that the one true God is with him and promises to be with him as Israel is set free. Moses realized his leadership was not dependent on his skills but on God's faithfulness.
(A) Application: In these passages we see that Moses is called by God to do a task that he could never do on his own. I see two great qualities of leadership of Moses (there are more we will look at in prior chapters) that I/we can learn and apply to our lives.
(R) Respond: Lord, may I listen when you speak to me? May I respond in humility, when you call me to go? May I be completely and utterly dependent on you as you call me to lead.
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