2018-01-28 - What Exodus 4 Has to Say to Us
Trust and Obey, for There’s No Other Way
I think that probably the best thing we can take from this section is, the same Lord who loved the Hebrews, providing for their salvation, is the one who loves us and provided our salvation. He is the one who watches over us and looks out for our needs. We must never use circumstances as a thermometer identifying where we are in God’s will.
Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass, which is alive in the field today, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, how much more will he clothe you, O you of little faith! And do not seek what you are to eat and what you are to drink, nor be worried. For all the nations of the world seek after these things, and your Father knows that you need them. Instead, seek his kingdom, and these things will be added to you” (Luke 12:27–31).
Like Moses, we too have to learn to trust God’s words, even when circumstances would seem to tell us not to.
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All verses are from the English Standard Version (ESV) unless otherwise noted.