Exodus 3 Devotional Commentary

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Exodus 3:2

The Lord prepared Moses for 80 years before he was used of God to lead the people of Israel out of Egyptian slavery and across the Red Sea, on their journey to the Promised Land. His first 40 years were living as a prince in the palaces of Pharaoh, while he spent the next 4 decades herding sheep for his father-in-law, Jethro, in the land of Midian.

God not only raised Moses, but trained and prepared him to lead His people for the read more...

Exodus 3:12

Having spent 40 years since leaving Egypt, Moses, who had been raised in Egyptian palaces and who formerly enjoyed all the benefits the world could offer, had become insignificant in his own eyes and felt insufficient for the work that God had called him to do. God ordained that Moses would bring His people Israel out of Egypt, and yet Moses felt ill-equipped to fulfil this mighty task. HOWEVER, God in His grace reminded Moses of an eternal truth - a promise to all read more...

Exodus 3:14

God had revealed Himself to Adam; to Enoch; to Noah, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.. and to many other people, before Moses had his historic meeting with the God of Israel at Mount Sinai.

To Adam He was the triune creator Elohim. To Hagar He was the God who sees me. Abraham discovered Him to be the everlasting God and his gracious Provider, while He unveiled Himself to Jacob as - God: the God of Israel.