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The Tabernacle Essay

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As it is recorded in the Bible, there are are few leaders who measured up to Mose. Mose was a prophet of God, sent to bring the Children of Israel out of slavery and into the promise land. Moses had strengths, weakness, and was a Intercessor. Moses was a perfect example of great leadership.

Moses strengths caused him to become a better leader. First, Moses showed leadership though trust. Exodus 6:3 says “I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name the Lord I did not make myself fully known to them.” It is Moses who raises his arms for God to part the waters of the Red Sea so that the Jewish people could cross over from slavery to freedom. “Raise your staff ...view middle of the document...

) Exodus 4:21 says, “The Lord said to Moses, “When you return to Egypt, see that you perform before Pharaoh all the wonders I have given you the power to do. But I will harden his heart so that he will not let the people go.

Through Moses weaknessess he became a great leader. First, Moses showed weaknesses when he was disobedient. Moses was disobedient when God told his to speek to the rock instead, he hit twice. Numbers 20:11 reads “Then Moses raised his arm and struck the rock twice with his staff. Water gushed out, and the community and their livestock drank.” Moses was also disobedient when he keep making excuses to God at the burning bush. Eodus 5:1, “Afterward Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said, “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: ‘Let my people go, so that they may hold a festival to me in the wilderness.” Second, Moses showed disobedience through murder. Exodus 2:11-12 “One day, after Moses had grown up, he went out to where his own people were and watched them at their hard labor. He saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his own people. Looking this way and that and seeing no one, he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand.” Third, displayed disobedience in fear. Exodus 3:11, “But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the Israelites out of Egypt?” Exodus 3:13,  “Moses said to God, “Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what shall I tell them?”

Moses was a great leader because he was an intercessor. First, God provided food for the Children of Israel through Moses. Exodus 6:4 says, “I...

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