BIBLE VERSE FOR THURSDAY
Thursday, September 12, 2019
And God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM." and He said you shall say to the children of Israel, I AM has sent me to you."
He Is There and He Is Not Silent (1972) is one of the many popular books of the late theologian Francis Schaeffer (d. 1984). In the book Schaeffer set forth biblical arguments for two truths. God exists and He has spoken with a clear voice to mankind.
When God called Moses to lead the Hebrews slaves out of Egypt, he raised both those important issues. Anticipating questions the Hebrews would ask him, Moses asked God who he should say was sending him and what name He is called by. The questions were understandable--the descendants of Jacob had been trapped in Egypt as slaves for 400 years. They could be forgiven for wandering if God would ever speak to them or help them again that His name is "I AM"--a statement of His sovereign existence. Fortunately, the Hebrew slaves believed Moses and listened But God was there and He was not silent. He told Moses to tell the people that His name is "I AM"--a statement of His sovereign existence. to God's voice..
Fifteen hundred years later, the writer to the Hebrews told his readers, "Do not refuse Him who speaks" (Hebrews 12:25). As you study God's Word and the Spirit quickens it to your heart (Romans 10:17) listen to the one who speaks.
Thank you Spark Friends for coming to my blog and posting your comments. Sending God's richest blessings to you and your families so He will show out His Majestic Love, Compassion and Comfort in your good times and in times of trouble. God will never leave you nor forsake you and will continue walking with you, leading you down paths of righteousness until you come to be with Him in heaven. God bless you. I am praying for you in Jesus's Most Precious Name. Amen.