10 So now, go. I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt.
As we have read through verses 7-9 it has felt a little like, ‘First the good news.’ God is going to come down and rescue His people from Egypt. That sounds great. ‘But now for the…well, not bad, but sobering news…Actually, you are going to do it Moses! God is going to do it; but Moses also will have to do it
E.M.Bounds said, ‘God’s methods are men.’ God uses people to achieve His purposes – both sexes.
It is a paradox of the Christian life that God does it, and we do it.
That glove is moving, reaching out, picking up an object. But is it really the glove moving? Well yes it is. But there is a deeper truth: there is a hand moving inside the glove, and the glove only moves because of that hand.
“Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.” (Philippians 2:12,13). God gives us the ‘want to’ and the ‘can do’; the desire and the power.
I live, yet not I, but Christ lives in me.
PRAYER: Help me Lord to not fear any task you call me to, knowing you are at work in me.