Word For You | United Christian Broadcasters
UCB Word For You

Learning from Moses (2)

25 October 2020
‘He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God.’

Second: you must take responsibility for your life. ‘Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin’ (vv. 24-25 NIV). First, Moses refused to be anyone but himself. Next, he chose to go God’s way. One thing we can learn from this is that we can always replace a negative with a positive. For example, we don’t just stop doing something bad – we should replace it with something good. Living a Christian life isn’t about following a list of negative rules and regulations. It’s about relationships with other people, with yourself, and most importantly, with God. Moses made his decision ‘when he had grown up’. It’s a sign of maturity when we can resolve to take responsibility for ourselves and our actions. 1 Corinthians 13:11 says: ‘When I was a child, I spoke and thought and reasoned as a child. But when I grew up, I put away childish things’ (NLT). When Moses was a baby, it was okay to postpone the decision about who he was. But when he became an adult he had to make a choice, take responsibility for his own life, and move ahead. It’s easy to blame other people or situations for the problems we face, but we can control how we react to those problems. We can’t choose all the circumstances that come into our lives, but we can choose whether those things will make us bitter people or better people.

What Now?

Write a list of some of your negative habits or thoughts. Tell God about each thing on your list, then next to each one, write something positive that you could replace it with.

Sign up to get your copy delivered

The UCB Word For You

Read More

22nd Nov 2020
21st Nov 2020
20th Nov 2020
19th Nov 2020
18th Nov 2020
16th Nov 2020
15th Nov 2020
14th Nov 2020
10th Nov 2020
09th Nov 2020
08th Nov 2020
07th Nov 2020
06th Nov 2020
05th Nov 2020
04th Nov 2020
03rd Nov 2020
02nd Nov 2020
01st Nov 2020




Meet: Guvna B
Meet: Housefires
‘We are here for you.’ A statement from UCB’s CEO, David L’Herroux.