And it came to pass on the day when the LORD spake unto Moses in the land of Egypt, That the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, I am the LORD: speak thou unto Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I say unto thee. Exodus 6:28-29
Now God , who has been telling Moses that same thing over and over again, is making it simple for him. Basically he’s saying “I AM God, which he already revealed to Moses, and I want you to tell Pharaoh to let the Israelites Go” Simple as that, not complicated instructions, however how does Moses respond?
Moses is afraid, Moses feels inadequate to fulfill his calling by God. I think most of us can relate to Moses. When we usually think of Moses, we think of him as a hero in the Bible, which he is. But he’s only a hero because God made him a hero. It wasn’t because Moses was fearless or Moses had a special gift. By faith God delivered Moses and the Israelites
And Moses said before the LORD, Behold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how shall Pharaoh hearken unto me? Exodus 6:30
But notice how Moses responded to God, instead of him saying “Amen” he’s saying why me? Even though he’s already told God these excuses multiple times, and God has already reassured him, Moses continually doubts himself.
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 2 Corinthians 12:9
Reminds me of when Paul kept praying to God to remove his “thorn from his side” what was Gods answer? “My Grace Is Enough”! Boom, Bingo. Its not about whether Moses is a great speaker or leader, its not about whether Paul is a strong warrior, its about the Grace of God through Jesus Christ
Moses is going to deliver the Israelites, why? Because of Grace! Paul is going to deliver to the gospel to the Gentiles, why? Because of Grace! In our weakness God is strong! Amen!