When he called Moses God was showcasing what could happen through a man who listened to him. Let’s assess the outcome.
Moses launched into the dynamic role of deliverer and law-giver for God’s people. How did this calling come to him – and what can we learn about calling and careers for not only specially chosen leaders, but also everyday believers?
For his first forty years Moses was a foundling, a prince of Egypt and eventually a killer. For his second forty years, he was a refugee and a herdsman. What would he do for his last forty years?
God gave Joseph a dream that he would be exalted above his family. His brothers found it so preposterous and infuriating they threw him in a dry well. How did his calling turn out?
Who was the greatest financier in the Bible? Noah – he floated all his stock while the whole world was in liquidation. Let’s look more closely at what he was called to do.
Who better to voice a comment on calling than the first couple, whose stewardship straddled the unspoiled garden and then the marred state of creation after the Fall. Let’s take a look over their shoulders….
It is a hallmark of our faith that we serve and exercise responsibility. But there are thousands of professions, millions of needs and billions of people. How do we know where to go and what to do?
When life is busy and the pressure unrelenting, what do you do to find equanimity? I look for a quiet place – and I get out my laptop to journal and order my thoughts. Jesus modeled a different approach.
God is real and at work, right? Let’s seek to be liberated and empowered to exercise faith and influence in life – and especially in the workplace. What, by the way, does a fig tree have to do with it?
If you have read the previous nineteen posts, you have joined me in contemplating how the Promise speaks to us today. Here are some of my primary takeaways.