DCLM Each day Manna 5 June 2022 Devotional By Pastor W. F. Kumuyi — Obey God, Even In Gloomy Instances
TOPIC: Obey God, Even In Gloomy Instances (DCLM Each day Manna 5 June 2022)
TEXT: Exodus 6:1-13 (KJV)
1 Then the Lord mentioned unto Moses, Now shalt thou see what I’ll do to Pharaoh: for with a powerful hand shall he allow them to go, and with a powerful hand shall he drive them out of his land.
2 And God spake unto Moses, and mentioned unto him, I’m the Lord:
3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the identify of God Almighty, however by my identify Jehovah was I not identified to them.
4 And I’ve additionally established my covenant with them, to offer them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, whereby they have been strangers.
5 And I’ve additionally heard the groaning of the youngsters of Israel, whom the Egyptians maintain in bondage; and I’ve remembered my covenant.
6 Wherefore say unto the youngsters of Israel, I’m the Lord, and I’ll deliver you out from below the burdens of the Egyptians, and I’ll rid you out of their bondage, and I’ll redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with nice judgments:
7 And I’ll take you to me for a folks, and I can be to you a God: and ye shall know that I’m the Lord your God, which bringeth you out from below the burdens of the Egyptians.
8 And I’ll deliver you in unto the land, regarding the which I did swear to offer it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I’ll give it you for an heritage: I’m the Lord.
9 And Moses spake so unto the youngsters of Israel: however they hearkened not unto Moses for anguish of spirit, and for merciless bondage.
10 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,
11 Go in, converse unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, that he let the youngsters of Israel exit of his land.
12 And Moses spake earlier than the Lord, saying, Behold, the youngsters of Israel haven’t hearkened unto me; how then shall Pharaoh hear me, who am of uncircumcised lips?
13 And the Lord spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, and gave them a cost unto the youngsters of Israel, and unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, to deliver the youngsters of Israel out of the land of Egypt.
KEY VERSE: “And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, and gave them a cost unto the youngsters of Israel, and unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, to deliver the youngsters of Israel out of the land of Egypt” (EXODUS 6:13).
Individuals who have small issues in life usually obtain small solutions once they name upon God. However when the problem is nice, then comes the chance for God to do nice issues by His nice energy and fulfil His promise. It’s at such a time that God reveals that He’s the Almighty.
Our passage opens with God’s assurance to Moses that Pharaoh’s resistance would collapse after experiencing His strong-arm ways. Then he can be pressured to drive the Israelites out of his land. God urged Moses to not despair, reaffirming His lordship over all males. He recounted His covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, and His promise to offer the Israelites their very own land in Canaan, to free them from captivity in Egypt, to make them His personal folks, and to be their God.
God’s faithfulness doesn’t change with the passage of time. What He had mentioned to their forefathers a few years earlier, can be fulfilled of their time, whether or not they believed it or not. However this was not comforting sufficient to the youngsters of Israel due to the anguish of their spirit. Despite their unbelief, God despatched Moses again to Pharaoh with the identical message.
God doesn’t need us to surrender. Setbacks could come up, turning folks away from receiving the phrase of God. But, like Moses, we should proceed to obtain God’s message. Slightly than deal with our issues, we must always deal with God and maintain trusting Him even when our scenario appears inconceivable.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
Obedience counts most when success seems slim.
THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
1 Chronicles 16-20
DCLM Each day Manna was written by Pastor W. F. Kumuyi; is the founder and Common Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church located at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria.