If you’re asking “Who am I?” You’re looking the wrong way

Most people, (Even non-Christians) know who Moses is. God’s hand-picked leader to bring Israel out of Egyptian bondage. When God called Moses from the burning bush (Exodus 3), Moses gave God so many excuses, and objections because of his own shortcomings, that God had to put Moses in his place.

You see, Moses was looking at himself. He was saying, “Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?” But God was saying, “I will be with thee.” After a few more or Moses’ excuses, God said, “Who hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD?”

Just like Moses did, all those thousands of years ago, we can get too caught up in looking at ourselves. When God moves or directs us to do something, or take leadership, we might say, “Who am I?” Looking at ourselves and our experiences and abilities, we may shrink in the sight of the task that is before us.

But that is not how we should act. We are not to focus on our capabilities, but realize God’s. He is the one who called us, and He will do it. He will take the reigns and direct us, all we must do is obey.

I challenge you, no matter what task or responsibility you may see ahead of you, do not turn away in fear. Look to God and depend on Him. He will direct you. It’s not about you. It’s not about your abilities. It’s about His glory. And it’s about His power to use you to change the world and glorify Himself.


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