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The Burning Bush – Part 1

30 Mar

Exodus 3:1-3
Now Moses was tending the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the desert and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.  There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush.  Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up.  So Moses thought, “I will go over and see this strange sight – why the bush does not burn up.”

This is a very familiar portion of the Word of God.  Every Sunday School student knows about Moses and the burning bush.  Here we see Moses going through the normal routine of an average day.  Then, out of nowhere, God shows up and absolutely revolutionizes his life.

What may surprise you is that God desires us all to have “burning bush” experiences.  We serve a God who always desires fellowship with his children.  If you are listening, there will be times of deep intimacy between you and the Lord.  These are times when you have a special moment with the Lord.

You also need to understand that these times are few and far between.  However, they are times when the Spirit of God speaks to you so clearly that you can almost hear Him with your physical ears.

The important thing to remember is that  we need to keep our eyes open for these times of special clarity in our walk with God.  We cannot afford to miss them – they are life changing.

Spend some time, today, in quiet reverence before the Lord.  Let Him know that you are willing to listen to His voice.  Allow Him to share His heart with yours.

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Posted by on March 30, 2012 in Daily Thoughts

 

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