The Journey – Walking with God as He walks with us

Deb Reid

The Journey – Walking with God as He walks with us

Exodus 3:1-15  Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up. 3 So Moses thought, “I will go over and see this strange sight—why the bush does not burn up.”4 When the Lord saw that he had gone over to look, God called to him from within the bush, “Moses! Moses!” And Moses said, “Here I am.”5 “Do not come any closer,” God said. “Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.” 6 Then he said, “I am the God of your father,[a] the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob.” At this, Moses hid his face, because he was afraid to look at God. The Lord said, “I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out because of their slave drivers, and I am concerned about their suffering. 8 So I have come down to rescue them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land into a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey—the home of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites. 9 And now the cry of the Israelites has reached me, and I have seen the way the Egyptians are oppressing them. 10 So now, go. I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt.”11 But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the Israelites out of Egypt?”12 And God said, “I will be with you. And this will be the sign to you that it is I who have sent you: When you have brought the people out of Egypt, you[b] will worship God on this mountain.”13 Moses said to God, “Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what shall I tell them?”14 God said to Moses, “I am who I am.[c] This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I am has sent me to you.’”15 God also said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites, ‘The Lord,[d] the God of your fathers—the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob—has sent me to you.’ “This is my name forever, the name you shall call mefrom generation to generation.”

We are all on a journey.  We are created to walk with God.  The One who created heaven and earth desires that we walk with Him, to walk, talk, listen to,  and follow Him. To follow God is not always easy, but it is worth it. It’s not hard to walk in God’s way, when He has shown us the way.

3 important things to look at in our journey. 1) Having faith – to trust God when you can’t see and even when you can. Faith causes us to trust God even when our situation has not changed. Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.

2) His Word tells us that God was determined to make things right that had been make wrong through Adam & Eve. Through His Word, God shows us how to get back on the right path. His path is available to everyone if they receive Jesus as their Saviour. John 8:12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

3) His faithfulness.2 Timothy 2:13 if we are faithless, he remains faithful, for he cannot disown himself.”  Good news! Even when we are faithless, God remains faithful, and has made the way for us to follow…His name is Jesus.

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