Encouragement for your daily walk with God
Even though we saw his inadequacies and limitations, Moses was mightily used by God. He was the vessel God chose to work through in delivering His children from bondage; to carry out the plagues over Egypt, divide the Red Sea, and lead a murmuring and complaining people through the desert for forty years — that’s pretty big stuff. Can you imagine being his successor after all that!
I wonder how Joshua felt when God selected him to fill those mighty big shoes. He had to have pondered, “How can I possibly live up to Moses?” That's when the Lord stepped in with some of the greatest words of comfort you’ll read in the Bible, “…as I was with Moses, so I will be with you!”
Amazing! We should also take these words to heart. All the men and women who have accomplished great things for God were just ordinary people — with a great God. The same God that walked with them walks with us.
Walk with confidence. God is with us! He doesn’t abandon His children; He never leaves or forsakes them. Since He is with us, and for us, expect to do great things for God today. Remember, He demonstrates His love and power through ordinary people.
There shall not any man be able to stand before you all the days of your life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with you: I will not leave you, nor forsake you. Joshua 1:5