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Read Your Bible Devotional
Read Your Bible Devotional

Episode 29 · 1 year ago

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Read Your Bible Devotional with Pastor Brad Reynolds.

Hello and welcome to Reger Bibledivosional with Pastor Brad Reynolds. We are reading through the Bible in ayear. This daily devotional will help keep your heart and mind. In God's word,use your phone to download and listen to paster Brad Reynold's audiopotnast.You can find a RSS feedling on our website and www dot. Dewberry baptistClarksbridge dcomimight. Surprise some of you, but I lived in Missouri for awhile welcome by we're glad to have you backwe're going through. The book of Exodus were actually going through the Biblewhere the book of Exidus but idit I left in Missouri, and it's knot as theshowing state. In fact, it's historically known, as don't tell me Shel they wanted evidence,they wanted proof...

...and we're in the book of Exotis and I'veentitled. The lesson today not seeing is believing not seeing is believing we've all heard defray, seeing asbelieving and such sentiments characterize many of us and our faultsaround people who do a lot of talking, but not a lot of evidence by living in a world filled withtalkers and not doers. Many of us want to be shown evidence in order tobelieve but sh such should never be the casewith God. In fact, Er God desires just theopposite in God's economy. He asks us to believe when we don't see even ask us to believe Hem when what wesee is opposite of what he says is true...

...a few lensons ago. We learn that thereare times when our spiritualize I improves through tragedies. Today wesee that our spiritualize sight improves when we can't see these paradoxes continue to stretch ourfaith. Iam Waiting for the day was actuallythere. Five thry seven we're in exoduist chapter five and verse, TwentyOne for our devotional Thawt, and I want to read that to you and they said. May The Lord look on youand judge you you've made a subnoxious to Faro and his officials and I put asword in their hand to kill us. It was backtracked where we are we're in thefourteen fifty BC time period Moses has been called by God to lead his childrenout of Israel. He finally agrees to do so. He and Earin ar now going to Faroand and telling Phayron, listen God...

...says, set Em Free Faril says who areyou and in Faro instead of Westening to Moses, as got said, he would farel, says I'll. Tell you what I'mgoing to make things more difficult, I'm going to make them work harder asslaves, I'm Goin to give them less rest and slaves, and I'm going to make thembring in more than what I required before it Jes the opposite of what God had saidcomes to pass, and so the children of Israel whongod said, would follow.Losis now complain make the Lord Look on you Moses and judge you you've madea obnoxious to favorite and his officions moldes had been called by God to do amighty work. God had even promised Moses that the elders would listen tohim. We saw that in chapter three Fer sifeteen and yet, rather than listeningto Moses, the elders are now angry at...

Mosus Anar, further ratter than latingtha children of Israel goal is, God said: Farowood favril makes their Laborexponentially more difficult, Moses trusted God, but now that trust was being tempted toWaer by circumstances gods set one day, but reality looks different than whatGod said. Instead of the Israelites beingdelivered, their slavery was intensified instead of the eldersupporting Moses, they turned against him. Moses would learn a great lesson offaith, a lesson for you and I as well. When we get saved when we buy faith,trust God's work, we Hav sed the results of obedience ormedian.

We assume God says he'll blessimly follow, thenhe must bless because we're fol. We assume that somehow by baying godeeverything will be graved immediately. We Oma God. We should reep what we soGod bless me now andwell make that assumption, but what we do, but what do we do whenwe obey and things get worse? What do we do when we're obaing God,and rather than reaping what we're seling and God blessing things getworse? Do He steal trusthim? As word promises will repwat we sow byfollowing him. We follow him and we're not being blessed. Do we steal trusthim ind his Murd or does nout creep in? If we possess the spectacles of tie,...

...we would always believe, but we wouldn't have Ta. You see that's the issue. If God gaveus te spectacles of time where we would see eventually what would take place,we'd always believed Godsword. We know it counstepass on this in this date atthis time in the future, but we wouldn't need faith. That's the whole point of I believingin that which we don't see Nazi his believing God is growing Moses Osstate, just asGod desires to grow neither of the things God said to MosesEcard when he obeyed, in fact the opposite occurred, and now a crisis offaith. Do I believe, God when circumstances say opposite or do I trust my eyes? And what I seeGod's work says. One thing...

...circumstances says God's Word is wrong,which do we believe Moses is now challenged, my God totrust God's word, in spite of how things appear, God's Word is clear: the man or woman of God that meditateson God's word will prosper and all that here she does Solis One says if you meditate on God's word: You'llprosper in everything, you do you start meditating on God's word andall of a sudden it appears you're, not costy. Do you trust, God's Word or not? Gon's Word is clear that all thingswork together for good those were called by God. Those who arecalled according to his purposes again. Do you believe God's were that is yourfollowing God, as your loving God, as...

Youre, called according to his purposesthat this trial, with this pain, that this difficulty you're going through,is being worked for. Good, that's what God says and again God's Word is clear thatthose who lose their lives, for God's sake, will gain, but those who seek to gain their mindwill time and time again God's Word says oneday circumstances says something else. The question is: What are we going todo in that moment when God'sword says this circumstances say this: That's when faith is real. In spite ofwhat I see in spite of what's going on, in spite of the problems, I don't seehow I don't know how I'm trust in God...

...or God's work, said Moses you're, going to leave my people out ofIsrael and Faroas going to let em go Moses. The elders of Israel will listen, Moses didn't want to do it and finally,Sayce he'll. Do It er and goes with him, and so here is Moses and he's like okay,we'll we just get this guy w an we do it over with gods called me to to and we'll go do itthen obe Fayrom, let her go and and that's what has Wan el Soda. Hegoes tell for Your Verra little Mi r LS says whe. Are you who's, your God yeah, not Happenin, not going to lethim go in Fack, I'm Goingna make their Labor hord Bosus walks out and he's like wha. Look.God said, if I go an do what God told me to do Faro will let them go theyrose, not letting I go.

God also said the elders will listen toim they're, not LESTENTO, they're, ready to Ston. So then he has a choice. No, I continue to trust God's word inspite of the circumstances or not. Now, ultimately, we'll see God's word came to this. They Ron theidle and the elders do lisbut right now. Moses's fake is me and Challge, becausethe circumstances are saying something different then Gods, the world we live in screams, alongwith the demons of hall. That God's Word is not true. Circumstancesconfront us in the midst of our faith. Proclaiming God's Word is not true, andthis is our crisis of thin to trust God's word or our life. Ourcircumstances, our feelings, this world...

...in time gods were always comes the pastexacty how he says, just as it did here with Motis the Moses could to sa the future. AllMoza Sal was the present, which proclaimed as moldly as the burningBush that God was wrong, but by Fay, in spite of what thecirculstances were saying, Moses decided I'm going to trust God, I'm going to trust God. What a great lesson for all of us, a lesson that I hope we benefit vewtoday to trust gods were no man. What the Circu stances say well, Aur ReadingFor tomorrow is going to be exodus. Chapter eight versus ten one encourageswe're making our way through the bile and go ahead and read that I landforward to seeing BA seeing you back...

...here tomorrow. Let me pray with youbefore we go other. We thank you again for youramazing word. Thank you for teaching us through your work, and I prayfatherthis amazing. Less than of Moses trusting you when circumstances saidyou're wrong when you said one thing andcircumstances were something else. He trusted him. We didn't say Layan, so doite use US Toag, O n a Mosito Changeit. We Bray this in Jesus emal thanks for joiing.

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