God's response to our inadequacies…
God assures elevation, v. 1.
o At this juncture, what Moses has experienced and seen so far didn't match what God has said!
o How do you handle the moments of little to no progress?
o Moses hears God, again!
o The word to Moses is a message of the elevation in the face of apparent failure and further difficulty!
God gives instructions, vv. 2-4.
o Remember: there was a prior encounter with God. Now, there is another encounter!
o God previously commanded Moses to speak to Pharaoh. After the first disappointing experience, Moses hesitated in obedience.
o God reminds Moses that the task hasn’t changed…
o God reiterates to Moses that the task will be difficult, Pharaoh’s heart will be hardened...
o God gives assurance that the task will be completed
God reveals the big picture, vv. 5-7.
o Know in the Hebrew means to know by seeing or acknowledge!
o In other words, what God promises and accomplishes in our lives would be a clear indication to others that God has His hands on us!