Individual Discouragement and Personal Growth

Oswald Chambers 90x115by Oswald Chambers

. . . when Moses was grown . . . he went out to his brethren and looked at their burdens —Exodus 2:11

Moses saw the oppression of his people and felt certain that he was the one to deliver them, and in the righteous indignation of his own spirit he started to right their wrongs. After he launched his first strike for God and for what was right, God allowed Moses to be driven into empty discouragement, sending him into the desert to feed sheep for forty years. At the end of that time, God appeared to Moses and said to him, ” ’. . . bring My people . . . out of Egypt.’ But Moses said to God, ’Who am I that I should go . . . ?’ ” (Exodus 3:10-11). In the beginning Moses had realized that he was the one to deliver the people, but he had to be trained and disciplined by God first. He was right in his individual perspective, but he was not the person for the work until he had learned true fellowship and oneness with God.

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Israel’s foreign minister tells European leaders and world leaders to fix world problems before they tell Israel what to do

Jimmy Deyoung 90x115by Jimmy DeYoung

At a dinner meeting in Jerusalem between the foreign ministers of France and Spain hosted by Avigdor Lieberman, the Israeli foreign minister, Lieberman told the European leaders to fix Kosovo and the problems in Cyprus before they tell Israel how to fix the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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