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Son of Levi and Levite Hebrew child was born while Pharaoh the King of Egypt ordered "Every son what is born to the Hebrew you hall cast into the Nile, but you shall let every daughter live" (Exodus 1:22, XXX). Meanwhile the mother of the baby laid him in a little basket and let him go of the mainstream of the river Nile. After some time he was pulled from the river by Pharaoh's daughter. He lived and grew up at the court of Pharaoh as the Egyptians. She have him a name Moses. In his young age, he was being witness to violence against Hebrew he killed persecutor. When the murder came to light he fled to Egypt and hid himself in the country of Midian. There, helping a man named Jethro, he also married his daughter Zipporach. While Moses was keeping the flock of his father in-law he noticed that something was burning in the distance. Moses said " I will turn aside to see this great sight, why the bush is not burned" (Exodus 3:3, XXX)

The closer Moses came to the bush the more incredible burning bush looked. He was interested and amazed seeing this view. God appeared to Moses and said '"Moses Moses" And he said, "Here I am". Then he said, "Do not come near; take your sandals off your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground. God expressed himself as God of Moses' forefather. " And he said, "I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God os Isaac, and the God of Jacob." And Moses hide his face, for he was afraid to look at God"'(Exodus 3:4-6, XXX) Moses was afraid, he hide his face knowing that if he looked at God it can cost him his life. God said to Moses "I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, and I have come down to deliver the out of the hand of Egyptians and to bring them up out of the to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey..." (Exodus 3:7-8, XXX) God felt compassion for them, in this hard time in Egypt. According to online dictionary Theopedia "the immamence of God is "to be within" or "near" in relation to God's creation". Moses was questioning God like he was afraid that people will not belive him, like he himslef did not belive in what God said. " Who am I that I should bring people go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt" (Exodus 3:11, XXX) " I AM WHO I AM" ( Exodus 3:14, XXX) said God to Moses "I AM has sent me to you" (Exodus 3:14, XXX) Moses listen to God and did everything what the asked him for. People of the Israel listen to believed and listen to him. Pharaoh was the one who did not listen to Moses and did not let them go for a three days journey to the wilderness wher they were suppose to sacrifice with the God. I Exodus 3 the relationship between Moses and God is incredibly close. It is beautiful that shepherd



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