Knowing The Ways Of God
Turn your Bibles to Ex.33:12. I want to speak to you on this subject, Knowing the ways of God. Now Moses is facing a great task and because of the task that he's facing, hit prays a special prayer and it is recorded in the Scripture that we are about to read in vs. 12. And Moses said unto the Lord, See, thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people: and thou hast not let me know whom thou wilt sent with me. Yet thou hast said, I know thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in my sight. Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have found grace in thy sight, shew me now thy way, It is very important. Mark it. Moses' prayer, if I have found grace in thy sight, show me now thy way that I may know thee, that I may find grace in thy sight: and consider that this nation is thy people. And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest. (That's very important. I will give thee rest) And he said unto him, If thy presence go not with me, carry us not up hence." Moses had the task of leading a congregation, more than three million people, through the wilderness and into the land of Canaan and Moses knew that he was not able, not fit for the task. So his prayer is this, 0 God if you love me, and if you have called me, and if you have this job for me to do, then dear God show me your way. Show me your way. I want to understand the ways of God. Was this prayer answered? Did God show Moses His way? Indeed He did. In Ps.103:7 we read this and it is very significant. "And he made known his ways unto Moses and His ways unto the children of Israel."' God made known his ways unto Moses and then God made know His acts unto the children of Israel. There are two levels of the knowledge of God. You can know God's ways or you can know God's acts. You can know God's ways or you can know God's works. Moses knew God's ways but Israel knew God's works. There are a lot of people that know the ways of God, and others know bu ...
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