Delegating God’s Statutes and Law

It is one thing to read scripture, to hear God’s command, but a far different thing to live it out. This is what Moses discovered as he led the Israelites out of Egypt. In Exodus 18, Moses’ father-in-law Jethro observes Moses spending the day judging disputes among the Israelites. When Jethro asks why Moses alone […]

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The Five Instructions

In Deuteronomy 10, Moses is telling a second generation of Israelites God’s instructions to them. These are not just a set of rules to adhere to, but a guide for their lives so they will prosper. God has given them so much, especially his love. “He is your praise and He is your God, who […]

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When Wisdom Calls

There are times when God brings someone into our life at the right moment to speak wisdom. Such was the case in Exodus 18 where Moses’ father-in-law, Jethro, meets him in the wilderness after he “heard of all that God had done for Moses and for Israel His people (18:1, NASB).” Jethro observes how Moses […]

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Searching

In a packed train, humanity closes in on me. I reach for you, but you are not there. Yet in the solitude of the wilderness, I heard your voice.

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Pick Someone Else

God hand crafted each of us with the ability to accomplish His purpose. It is easy to become scared about what he asks us to do — seeing only reasons why it’s not possible.

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Trusting the Long View of God.

It can be difficult waiting on God to respond to our needs. Often our impatience is born out of our expectations that God will respond according to our plans and schedule. This is what we see in Exodus 5:1-23 where Moses followed God’s request to return to Egypt to ask Pharaoh to release the Israelites. […]

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