“Moses asked God, ‘Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and that I should bring the Israelites out of Egypt?” ” Exodus 3:11.
Who am I? Do you ever fall into the same trap Moses did? I know I certainly do. Here is God calling Moses to go. God has a plan of action, and Moses is the man who God wants to do the work on earth. God chose Moses. What does Moses do? He questions God…even debates with Him over his ability to perform the tasks God has for Him. So here I am reading this passage and thinking Moses, why would you argue with God?
I feel like God might cheerfully want to Gibb Smack me on the back on the head! I’m certain I just heard my Heavenly Father tell me not to judge Moses because I do the same thing. What about you? Let’s be real. God chooses me to do something that is outside of my comfort zone, and what do I do? I make excuses. Sorry Lord, I’m busy that day. Sorry Lord, I don’t know how to do that. I try to reason my way out of God’s plan for me. I question my abilities. I questions God’s intentions. I embrace the doubts that the Enemy heaps upon me, rather than the assurance the God pours over me. Why do we do this stuff y’all? Why on earth do we…do I believe the lies so easily, and yet struggle to embrace truth?
Dear sister, tonight’s devotion is a huge reminder for me. A reminder that I need to remember that no matter what God calls us to, He will enable us to do. I want to be the woman that God desires me to be. I need to stop being like Moses…stop questioning God, and giving Him a laundry list of reasons why I can’t accomplish His plans, and start embracing who He says I am. If Moses could finally see past his doubts and trust God to enable him with the abilities necessary to lead the Israelites out of Egypt, then I need to embrace God’s call no matter what doubts the Enemy throws at me.
Dear sister, you and I are chosen by God…just like Moses. The Lord has mighty plans for our lives, plans He promises to direct. We just need to make the commitment to keep our eyes on Him. With God leading the way, there is nothing we can’t accomplish.