Then Moses replied, “But what if they don’t believe me or pay attention to me? They might say to me, ‘The LORD didn’t appear to you!’” (Exodus 4:1 CEB)
This is more my kind if discernment. But…but…but…oh, I can find more excuses than a 6 yr old not wanting to go to bed.
I call it throwing fleeces, but I am not nearly as confident as Gideon. It is usually based in fear, like Moses. And, because God is gracious and patient (except in ex 4:11-still gracious, not so patient) I work through my excuses one by one in prayer.
And even when I say yes, after all my excuses, I am still not entirely convinced. So when I am out of excuses I step into the water in faith, hoping it doesn’t turn to blood, but open to the possibility that it will, knowing that I do not walk in alone.
Day 17: Exodus 3:1-4:17
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