Moses Given Powers
Then Moses said, “What if they will not believe me or listen to what I say? For they may say, ‘The Lord has not appeared to you.’” 2 The Lord said to him, “What is that in your hand?” And he said, “A staff.” 3 Then He said, “Throw it on the ground.” So he threw it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from it. 4 But the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand and grasp it by its tail”—so he stretched out his hand and caught it, and it became a staff in his hand— 5 “that they may believe that the Lord, the God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has appeared to you.”
6 The Lord furthermore said to him, “Now put your hand into your bosom.” So he put his hand into his bosom, and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous like snow. 7 Then He said, “Put your hand into your bosom again.” So he put his hand into his bosom again, and when he took it out of his bosom, behold, it was restored like the rest of his flesh. 8 “If they will not believe you or heed the witness of the first sign, they may believe the witness of the last sign. 9 But if they will not believe even these two signs or heed what you say, then you shall take some water from the Nile and pour it on the dry ground; and the water which you take from the Nile will become blood on the dry ground.”
I love God. He is so amazing, and cool. He uses what is around us, what He has put in us, how He has made us; to accomplish His purposes. I felt very much like Moses did, when I sensed God’s call on my life, “What if they will not believe me, or listen to what a I say?” But do you want to know the Scripture God gave me for how things would be, as I trusted Him and moved forward with this blog, and with the others ways He has called me to “speak forth?”
1 Corinthians 1:26-31
26 For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble; 27 but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong, 28 and the base things of the world and the despised God has chosen, the things that are not, so that He may nullify the things that are, 29 so that no man may boast before God. 30 But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption, 31 so that, just as it is written, “Let him who boasts, boast in the Lord.”
I am a weak thing, I am base and despised, I am small and timid. But God is not! I truly can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. If you have felt that what God called you to, is way bigger than anything that you could ever possibly accomplish; well welcome to my world. But no, welcome to God’s world. God uses what is at hand, what we have, small, weak, ordinary things, ordinary people, like you and me. Why does He do this ? ” so that, just as it is written, “Let him who boasts, boast in the Lord.”
I know who I am, I know what I am. But the most important thing I know is, that I know who He is, and that He can do whatever He says. It is He who is at work in me, in you, to both want and to accomplish His will.
What a Mighty and Awesome God we serve. Yield to Him, trust Him, and watch His mighty work in your life.
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AMEN – I like the song – I know who I am —- I am yours!!!!!!!!!!