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Although the people refused to be comforted by His words, the LORD was still committed to their deliverance.

BibleGateway: Exodus 6:22-7:9

ESV Text: Exodus 6:22-7:9

KJV Text:

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22 And the sons of Uzziel; Mishael, and Elzaphan, and Zithri. 23 And Aaron took him Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab, sister of Naashon, to wife; and she bare him Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 24 And the sons of Korah; Assir, and Elkanah, and Abiasaph: these are the families of the Korhites. 25 And Eleazar Aaron’s son took him one of the daughters of Putiel to wife; and she bare him Phinehas: these are the heads of the fathers of the Levites according to their families. 26 These are that Aaron and Moses, to whom the LORD said, Bring out the children of Israel from the land of Egypt according to their armies. 27 These are they which spake to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring out the children of Israel from Egypt: these are that Moses and Aaron. 28 And it came to pass on the day when the LORD spake unto Moses in the land of Egypt, 29 That the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, I am the LORD: speak thou unto Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I say unto thee. 30 And Moses said before the LORD, Behold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how shall Pharaoh hearken unto me?(KJV)

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     1 And the LORD said unto Moses, See, I have made thee a god to Pharaoh: and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet. 2 Thou shalt speak all that I command thee: and Aaron thy brother shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he send the children of Israel out of his land. 3 And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt. 4 But Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you, that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, and bring forth mine armies, and my people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt by great judgments. 5 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch forth mine hand upon Egypt, and bring out the children of Israel from among them. 6 And Moses and Aaron did as the LORD commanded them, so did they. 7 And Moses was fourscore years old, and Aaron fourscore and three years old, when they spake unto Pharaoh.

     8 And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying, 9 When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, shew a miracle for you: then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 520:
Commit Whatever Grieves Thee

— Organ Audio

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1. Commit whatever grieves thee 
Into the gracious hands 
Of Him who never leaves thee, 
Who heaven and earth commands. 
Who points the clouds their courses, 
Whom winds and waves obey, 
He will direct thy footsteps 
And find for thee a way. 

2. On Him place thy reliance 
If thou wouldst be secure; 
His work thou must consider 
If thine is to endure. 
By anxious sighs and grieving 
And self-tormenting care 
God is not moved to giving; 
All must be gained by prayer. 

3. Thy truth and grace, O Father, 
Most surely see and know 
Both what is good and evil 
For mortal man below. 
According to Thy counsel 
Thou wilt Thy work pursue; 
And what Thy wisdom chooseth 
Thy might will always do. 

4. Thy hand is never shortened, 
All things must serve Thy might; 
Thine every act is blessing, 
Thy path is purest light. 
Thy work no man can hinder, 
Thy purpose none can stay, 
Since Thou to bless Thy children 
Wilt always find a way. 

5. Though all the powers of evil 
The will of God oppose, 
His purpose will not falter, 
His pleasure onward goes. 
Whate’er God’s will resolveth, 
Whatever He intends. 
Will always be accomplished 
True to His aims and ends. 

6. Then hope, my feeble spirit, 
And be thou undismayed; 
God helps in every trial 
And makes thee unafraid. 
Await His time with patience, 
Then shall thine eyes behold 
The sun of joy and gladness 
His brightest beams unfold. 

7. Arise, my soul, and banish 
Thy anguish and thy care. 
Away with thoughts that sadden 
And heart and mind ensnare! 
Thou art not lord and master 
Of thine own destiny; 
Enthroned in highest heaven, 
God rules in equity. 

8. Leave all to His direction; 
In wisdom He doth reign, 
And in a way most wondrous 
His course He will maintain. 
Soon He, His promise keeping, 
With wonder-working skill, 
Shall put away the sorrows 
That now thy spirit fill. 

9. A while His consolation 
He may to thee deny, 
And seem as though in trial 
He far from thee would fly; 
A while distress and anguish 
May compass thee around, 
Nor to thy supplication 
An answering voice be found. 

10. But if thou perseverest, 
Thou shalt deliverance find. 
Behold, all unexpected 
He will thy soul unbind 
And from the heavy burden 
Thy heart will soon set free; 
And thou wilt see the blessing 
He had in mind for thee. 

11. O faithful child of heaven, 
How blessed shalt thou be! 
With songs of glad thanksgiving 
A crown awaiteth thee. 
Into thy hand thy Maker 
Will give the victor’s palm. 
And thou to thy Deliverer 
Shalt sing a joyous psalm. 

12. Give, Lord, this consummation 
To all our heart’s distress; 
Our hands, our feet, e’er strengthen, 
In death our spirits bless. 
Thy truth and Thy protection 
Grant evermore, we pray, 
And in celestial glory 
Shall end our destined way. 

Hymn: LSB 809 Great Is Thy Faithfulness