Acts 7:30-36

30 “After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to Moses in the flames of a burning bush in the desert near Mount Sinai. 31 When he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to get a closer look, he heard the Lord say: 32 ‘I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.’[f] Moses trembled with fear and did not dare to look.

33 “Then the Lord said to him, ‘Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground. 34 I have indeed seen the oppression of my people in Egypt. I have heard their groaning and have come down to set them free. Now come, I will send you back to Egypt.’[g]

35 “This is the same Moses they had rejected with the words, ‘Who made you ruler and judge?’ He was sent to be their ruler and deliverer by God himself, through the angel who appeared to him in the bush. 36 He led them out of Egypt and performed wonders and signs in Egypt, at the Red Sea and for forty years in the wilderness.

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One response to “Acts 7:30-36

  1. Israel has a history of rejecting God’s messenger and His message. Yet, He always calls in love and in patient kindness. Moses was away for 40 years. And in these years his people continued to be enslaved and badly treated. God was both equipping Moses and letting Egypt serve His purpose.

    I don’t like to wait for/on God. I am so selfish that I want to move when I am ready and I want answers when I ask. His way is so perfect, and so is His timing. I am still learning.

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