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06/03/2021

When did God speak to Moses?

When did God speak to Moses?

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?” God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: `I AM has sent me to you.

Who did God actually speak to?

An “oracle” is an “utterance, a spokesman or mouthpiece.” God speaks through preachers and teachers, but He can also speak through our spouse, kids, friends and even enemies. God uses human channels to speak words of prophecy, tongues and interpretation and words of wisdom and knowledge (1 Cor. 12:8-10).

How did God appeared to Moses?

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 desert and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 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.

What were Moses excuses?

The next excuse was, “I don’t know what to say.” Yet, in the book of Acts it says, “Moses was great in words and deeds.” The third excuse was “I don’t have any authority or a position.” Number four was “I am not a good speaker” and number five is found in Exodus 4:13, “Oh my Lord, please send someone else.”

Who does God give as Moses helper?

Aaron

What type of person was Moses?

Moses is a compelling figure because he possesses human faults. He is passionate and impulsive. Descending from Mount Sinai, Moses knows ahead of time that the people are worshipping a golden idol, because God has warned him of this fact.

What did Jethro suggest to Moses?

Following this event, it was Jethro who encouraged Moses to appoint others to share in the burden of ministry to the nation Israel by allowing others to help in the judgment of smaller matters coming before him. These events take place in the Torah portion Yitro (Exodus 18:1–20:23).

When did Moses free the Israelites?

This occurred in the fourth year of his reign, about 960 bce; therefore, the Exodus would date about 1440 bce.