Why was Moses hesitant to God’s call?

He was a stammerer. He was not sure of God/ God’ name. The people would doubt him. He knew Pharaoh would refuse to let the people go.

How did Moses react to God’s call?

Moses last response to God’s calling was his accusation against the Lord because of no apparent fruitfulness in what the Lord had told him to do.

Why was Moses fearful?

Moses was afraid of the Egyptians and, to some extent, his own people. It took a personal encounter with God for Moses to acquire a healthy fear of God, and it was his fear of God that gave him the courage to face those whom he feared.

Why did Moses doubt God?

Now, I think Moses knew who God was, but he was afraid that he would not be able to explain God to the people in a way that they would understand and obey. He was afraid that the people had forgotten God, who he was and what he could do for them. Some had forgotten God, even as today. … I AM the God of the living.

What were Moses excuses?

The first one is found in Exodus 3:11, “I don’t have the ability.” However, Philippians 4:13 says, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Moses had the ability of God inside him. The next excuse was, “I don’t know what to say.” Yet, in the book of Acts it says, “Moses was great in words and deeds.”

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Did Moses struggle with his identity?

At the Burning Bush, when Moses was 80 years old, he was still battling with his identity. Reading the narrative in Exodus 3 and 4, Moses clearly struggled with confidence and self-esteem.

What does Moses stage fright mean?

The oldest account of stage fright on record has to be the story of Moses, who expressed understandable anxiety when asked by God to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. He wasn’t the man for the job, he protested.

Was Moses afraid of the burning bush?

While tending his father-in-law Jethro’s sheep in the land of Midian, Moses saw a baffling sight on Mount Horeb. A bush was on fire, but it did not burn up. … Moses was terrified. He told God he was not capable of such a huge undertaking.

Who had an argument with God?

Abraham, back in Genesis set the precedent for arguing with God. Even that Knight of Infinite Resignation could summon up the gumption to argue with God on occasion. He tried, for example, to convince God not to destroy the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah in their entireties (Genesis 18, 23-33).

Who questioned God in the Bible?

We start in chapter 1 where Habakkuk opens the book by questioning God.

Why was Moses reluctant to go to Egypt?

(i) He was not sure whether the Hebrews would accept him as their leader after having rejected him earlier. (ii) He was afraid to face Pharaoh who wanted to kill him. (iii) He had killed an Egyptian. (iv) He was a stammerer/ not fluent in speech.

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