Powered by 4 - July 17, 2011

Sunday, July 17

"Take Two"

today's reading.
Exodus 34:1  The LORD said to Moses, "Cut for yourself two tablets of stone like the first, and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the first tablets, which you broke...

think about it.
When Moses meets with God, how does God describe Himself (34:6-7)? What is Moses' response? What is your response to God who is longsuffering with you?

the blog.
God instructs Moses in Exodus 34 to meet Him on Mount Sinai. The purpose of the meeting is for God to give Moses two stone tablets on which He has written laws for the Israelites. This is the second time for a meeting on Mount Sinai and the second meeting came about because Moses broke the original set of tablets in a fit of anger when he came down the mountain and found the Israelites worshipping the golden calf (Exodus 32).

Now this had to be a difficult, and likely a sad, occasion for Moses. But I'm thankful that we get to see that even Moses, a mighty man of God, made mistakes and stumbled, and that we also see how he responded and dealt with it. 

What does Moses show us about a proper attitude toward God? What can we learn from Moses about responding to God? Tami W.

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