Some times It feels like you are fighting an up hill battle. Some times it just feels like no matter what you do you are making no difference. Think about Moses Mother. Think about how she must have felt when she put her son in the basket. What had the time that she obeyed pharaoh gotten her? She still had to put her son into the river. And yet, her actions lead to a great man who lead a nation from slavery.
I will try to remember this when I feel like what I am doing is not having any effect. I will try to remember that live is bigger than me and I might not always get to see the effects of what I am doing, and that It is not always about me.
|“Now a certain man of the house of Levi married a Levite woman, who conceived and bore a son. Seeing that he was a goodly child, she hid him for three months.” —Exodus 2:1-2|
Moses’ mother disobeyed the law. She refused to throw her baby boy into the river to be drowned, as prescribed by Pharaoh’s decree (Ex 1:22). This act of civil disobedience seemed totally useless. She hid the baby for three months and then put him in a basket to float on the water rather than directly throw him into the water (Ex 2:2-3). The baby Moses was miraculously saved. Eighty years later, the Lord used Moses to set the entire Israelite nation free from slavery. The Lord used the seemingly useless civil disobedience of Moses’ mother, which was actually divine obedience, in an amazing way.
The Lord is calling you to do something that seems useless. If…
View original post 198 more words