There is Life After Failure!
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
Now as you are turning to Exodus 3 .. keep in mind that our God is the Lord of Liberty ... the Bondage-busting God who came to set the captives free!
Again .. if you find yourself living as a slave to sin .. living under the burden and bondage of sin ... THERE IS A WAY OUT! In fact ... that's why God gave us the book of Exodus. To show us that there is a way of bondage and to show us the way out bondage.
Now the children of Israel knew bondage! For years they lived in bondage to the taskmasters of Egypt. They cried out to God and we saw last time together that God heard their groanings and remembered His covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and began working behind the scenes to set them free.
You who are living as slaves to sin .. bondage and burden describe your life today .. you need to know that just as God was working behind the scenes to set His people free that God is working behind the scenes on your behalf to set you free.
You say, "Pastor, I hear you but I just don't see it." Hey .. do you think the children of Israel saw it? Do you think they saw God working behind the scenes? NO! But that didn't mean that He wasn't. Amen?
Now chapter 2 covers the first 40 years of the life of Moses. The chapter begins with his birth ... then it describes the Egyptian that he murdered .. then when Pharaoh heard about it, he sought to kill him for it .. Moses then flees for his life .. comes to a well in the desert and ends up with a wife.
He went from Prince to Pauper .. Somebody to Nobody ... Successful to failure .. by the way ... all because he ran ahead of God. I can see Moses ... running for his life .. drawing water from that well looking back over his life thinking: "I am such a failure! I had it all and look at me now! How can I make anything out of what's left of my life?" Well .. the truth was that he couldn't make anything of his life .. but God could and I want t ...
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