Acts 7:23-29

23 “When Moses was forty years old, he decided to visit his own people, the Israelites. 24 He saw one of them being mistreated by an Egyptian, so he went to his defense and avenged him by killing the Egyptian. 25 Moses thought that his own people would realize that God was using him to rescue them, but they did not. 26 The next day Moses came upon two Israelites who were fighting. He tried to reconcile them by saying, ‘Men, you are brothers; why do you want to hurt each other?’

27 “But the man who was mistreating the other pushed Moses aside and said, ‘Who made you ruler and judge over us? 28 Are you thinking of killing me as you killed the Egyptian yesterday?’[e] 29 When Moses heard this, he fled to Midian, where he settled as a foreigner and had two sons.

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One response to “Acts 7:23-29

  1. Moses had a calling from God, and he knew what his purpose was. He expected others, his people, those he was called to, to see this calling as well. But it is God who reveals His plans, and not us. He can reveal them through us, but not of ourselves.

    God would reveal Moses’ calling, and his purpose, to Israel, in His time, and for His workings.

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