Scripture Lesson: Exodus 3:7-10
Today is the birthday of longtime player and manager Red
Schoendienst. He managed the Cardinals after playing primarily for the
Cardinals and the Braves. In 1957, while playing for the Milwaukee Braves,
Schoendienst began the year by calling on Hank Aaron to be like Moses and lead
the Braves out of the bitter disappointment and frustration of their past
seasons. Schoendienst’s words had an effect. Aaron was MVP in the National
League that year, and the Braves won the 1957 World Series, defeating the New
In our verses today, Moses receives the call of God to lead His
people out of slavery in Egypt. God had seen the misery of the Israelites
serving as slaves to Pharaoh, and sent Moses to Pharaoh to persuade the king to
set His people free. If you read further in Exodus 3, you will notice that Moses
did not think he could do the job. Moses made excuses to God as to why he
couldn’t do what God wanted him to do. But, if God calls us to do something for
Him, He equips us to do the job. Moses was not a great speaker, so God sent
Moses’ brother Aaron along to do the talking. God has a calling for each of us.
If we want to find happiness and contentment in life, we will step out in faith
and do what God wants us to do!
you feel God wants you to do for Him?
the calling God is putting on your life? If you don’t know, ask God to show
baseball play a role in helping you fulfill your calling by God?
Hank Aaron led the Braves to the World Championship. Moses led the
children of Israel to the Promised Land. Today, live your life to fulfill God’s
Posted on Tue, February 2, 2016
by David Daly