“But Moses said to God, ‘Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?’ He said, ‘But I will be with you.'”
When God describes the land He will give to His people after escaping the Egyptians, Moses questions who he is to undertake this brave endeavor. God’s response is perfect; I will be with you. Moses had nothing to do with God’s plan to rescue the Israelites from oppression other than being obedient to it. God promised that He would go with him and that it would be His strength and sovereignty that would make it happen.
When God calls us to do something, it has nothing to do with us. We are not strong enough, brave enough, or wise enough to make it happen. But when we lean into God’s power in obedience, He will be with us supplying the strength, bravery, and wisdom we lack.
Lord, when You call me to a task, help me to recognize that Your call is a promise to be with me. What an amazing promise that is. Thank You for using me-simple me-to fulfill Your perfect purposes.
This Week’s Reading Schedule:
2/13: Genesis 48-49
2/14: Genesis 50-Exodus 1
2/15: Exodus 2-3
2/16: Exodus 4-5
2/17: Exodus 6-7