God Teaches His Teacher by Kirk Hunt
So the Lord said to him, “Who has made man’s mouth? Or who makes the mute, the deaf, the seeing, or the blind? Have not I, the Lord? Now therefore, go, and I will be with your mouth and teach you what you shall say.”
Exodus 4:11–12 NKJV
After 80 years of living and two different careers, Moses still needed teaching and training. Standing in front of the miracle of the burning bush, and in the very presence of God, Moses questioned Jehovah and His call. Patiently, God taught His man how to succeed in a new career.
Even God’s strongest saints can rely too much on facts, figures and “common sense.” We think younger men (or women) need to lead 603,550 Israelite men (plus wives, children and sojourners) out of Egypt. Out of all the men and women God could have selected for such a task, Moses is the one He called.
Despite his royal education in Egypt, and extended training in Midian, Moses still needed God to teach him even more for the tasks ahead. His age did not qualify him enough. His formal education did not prepare him sufficiently. Moses needed to be taught before he could complete his calling.
Out of all His saints, is God calling you? Be obedient to your God and creator, and go. Still, ask Him to train you for success. Listen as He teaches you to succeed in your new career.
Think: I will need God’s teaching and training to succeed in His calling.
Pray: “Lord, help me to be a good student and worker in Your calling.”
Copyright © November 2019, Kirk Hunt
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