Deuteronomy 2:1-4, “…You have compassed this mountain long enough: turn you northward”
It’s easy to talk about trust and be led of God but when it comes to the actual action it becomes a little bit hard because of what we have trained ourselves to think of ourselves. I don’t know how many times I have talked about trusting in God to lead and then felt like I was by myself or I did not see how things were going to come out in the long run. If you’ve noticed, the Lord tells us things but He never explains Himself.
When God called the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt, the plan was to bring them to the promise land. When the Lord begins to do something, He already has an end result for it and so when He begins to do it, it’s not for Him to try and see if it would work but for Him to finish what He has began. We can start with Him and then give up but He will not. Read the rest of this entry »
Isaiah 43:18, “Do not remember the former things, Nor consider the things of old”
Looking Isaiah 43, I see a very close connection to the book of Exodus. Exodus tells us about the Israelites’ moving from Egypt through wilderness to a land God promised them. Exodus means a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment. This also means departure of a large number of people from one place to another. Always Egypt becomes the type of the world we are brought out of, what we see with the Israelites. Read the rest of this entry »