And God said to Moses, “I Am Who I Am.” And He said, “Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, “I am has sent me to you.” Exodus 3:14 NKJV
The children of Israel lived in bondage for 400 years. The Egyptians used and abused them to support their lavish lifestyle.
Moses was a Hebrew. He was raised as a prince of Egypt. God told Moses to lead Israel out of bondage into a land flowing with milk and honey. Moses asked God, “Who am I that I should bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?” God answered, “I will certainly be with you.”
People are living in bondage today. Some are in bondage to drugs and alcohol. Some are enslaved by false religion and legalism. Millions of people live in hopelessness and despair. There are many forms of bondage. Much of it is self-imposed.
It does not matter to God how a person becomes a slave to sin. He wants to bring people out of bondage. Jesus wants deliver people from hopelessness and despair!
Moses lived with and identified with the oppressors. God revealed to Moses that he was a Hebrew not an Egyptian. Moses chose to live among God’s people rather than live with the Egyptians as a prince.
Has God revealed Himself to you? Have you chosen to live among the people of God? Have you walked away from the temporary pleasures of sin?
God wants to use you to set His people free today. You may be thinking, “Who am I that I should serve Jesus.” You belong to your Father in heaven. God created you in His image and likeness.
You are unique and special. There is no one like you in all of creation. God knows there are people only you can reach. He is not asking you to be their savior. He is not asking you to rescue them. God wants to use you to rescue them!
Jesus is sending you to His people. He may send you to share the gospel with your co-worker. He may send you to speak to your neighbor. He may send you to a foreign nation. Jesus has chosen you to set people free from bondage to unbelief!
The Promised Land was not special because it flowed with milk and honey. It was special because it was the place where God chose to dwell among His people. God wants all people to dwell in the promised land of intimate relationship with Him.
Wherever God sends you, whomever He sends you to, you will not be alone. Jesus will certainly be with you!
Go and make disciples for Jesus wherever the Lord sends you!
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