Life’s ups and downs may lead you to ask these questions.
And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Moses went through several ups and downs because God was preparing him for not just a journey but a task that will deliver God’s people from slavery.
Our personal story is often connected to a larger story.
It is very possible that our view can become so myopic that all we see are the things that concern us.
I love what the great evangelist D.L. Moody said, “Moses spent his first 40 years thinking he was a somebody. He spent the next 40 years learning he was nobody. He spent his third 40 years discovering what God can do with a nobody.”
It is often that God allows us to go through fire to melt away the very things that keep us from the purposes of God.
God had to strip Moses of his pride, selfish ambition and arrogance before He could use him for His glory.
God’s training ground usually is made up of life experiences that will contribute to the ultimate assignment God has for us. (Os HIllman)
God is the Divine Orchestrator. Remember what He said in Romans 8:28 (The Message)?
“He (God) knows us far better than we know ourselves, knows our pregnant condition, and keeps us present before God. That’s why we can be so sure that every detail in our lives of love for God is worked into something good.”