Day 1 Activities - Faith
Faith - The Story of Moses and the Burning Bush
(Exodus 3 & 4)
Faith and Hope are very similar and inseparable. Faith is what is needed to have hope. Faith is a complete trust or confidence in something. Faith involves intellectual assent to a set of facts and trust in those facts. For example, we have faith in Jesus Christ. Faith grows in our hearts as we learn about God and discover His unwavering love for us. It is knowing that God want the best for us so when he asks us to follow Him, to follow His directions, we follow Him despite how odd it seems, or hard it may be.
- What did the Lord use to get Moses’ attention? (a burning bush)
- Would you have went to investigate the fire?
- What would you say/do if YOU heard your name being called from a burning bush?
- Then the Lord asked Moses to do something, what was it and why? (to remove his shoes because God was there and where ever He is, is considered Holy.)
- How did the Lord identify himself? (I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob.)
- The Lord said that He heard His people when they prayed to Him, what were they praying about? (Their treatment as slaves in Egypt)
- Where did the Lord say He was going to lead his people? (Out of captivity and into a ‘Land of Milk and Honey’ – a place of prosperity)
- The Lord told Moses “So now, go. I am sending YOU to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt.” – How did Moses respond? How would you respond?
- Moses kept resisting and questioning the directions the Lord gave him, why was that?
- What did the Lord do to give the people proof that He spoke to Moses? (Made Moses’ staff turn into a snake)
- At what points in this story do you think Moses showed Faith?