Summary: To show that the most humble man on earth gave glory to the LORD and made himself nothing.
Do you want to be protected from destruction?
If yes is your answer, then be humble. How?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that the most humble man on earth gave glory to the LORD and made himself nothing.
Exodus 16:7 (Amplified Bible)
16:7 And in the morning you shall see the glory of the Lord, for He hears your murmurings against the Lord. For what are we, that you murmur against us?
Exodus 17:15-16 (Amplified Bible)
17:15 And Moses built an altar and called the name of it, The Lord is my Banner;
17:16 And he said, Because [theirs] is a hand against the throne of the Lord, the Lord will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.
John 3:30 (Amplified Bible)
3:30 He must increase, but I must decrease. [He must grow more prominent; I must grow less so.]
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You are hiding us under the shadow of Your wings, we're protected and they don't see us but only You in our lives.
Psalms 17:8 (Amplified Bible)
17:8 Keep and guard me as the pupil of Your eye; hide me in the shadow of Your wings
Psalms 57:1 (Amplified Bible)
57:1 ... BE MERCIFUL and gracious to me, O God, be merciful and gracious to me, for my soul takes refuge and finds shelter and confidence in You; yes, in the shadow of Your wings will I take refuge and be confident until calamities and destructive storms are passed.
How to be humble?
A. Author and Central Character: Moses
B. Date written: 1447-1410 b.c.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
C. Purpose: To be a permanent reminder of God's redemptive act on Passover night; and of His care and direction, through the cloud of day and the pillar of fire of night, during His people's wilderness wanderings on the way to Canaan.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
D. To whom written: Each new generation of Israel
E. Main Theme: History of Israel from death of Joseph to the erection of the tabernacle
F. Key word: deliverance
G. Key verses:
Exodus 12:40-43 (Amplified Bible)
12:40 Now the time the Israelites dwelt in Egypt was 430 years.
12:41 At the end of the 430 years, even that very day, all the hosts of the Lord went out of Egypt.
12:42 It was a night of watching unto the Lord and to be much observed for bringing them out of Egypt; this same night of watching unto the Lord is to be observed by all the Israelites throughout their generations.
12:43 The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the Passover: No foreigner shall eat of it;
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. Acknowledge the LORD who does His Greatness for you
"And in the morning you shall see the glory of the Lord,"
Humility is when you acknowledge the LORD doing His Greatness in and for you and accomplishing things that are impossible.
Our example in humility is Moses, as he was described as very meek.
Numbers 12:3 (Amplified Bible)
12:3 Now the man Moses was very meek (gentle, kind, and humble) or above all the men on the face of the earth.
He learned to acknowledge the LORD whenever there's opportunity for him, he does it by erecting an altar.