A reluctant witness
Exodus 3:1-14
Dr. Edward Bland, 08/27/17
It takes a divine intervention from God to cause reluctant, hesitant saints to be a witness for God
God does not wait until we are adults to prepare us to evangelize
Evangelism is to go back and tell others about a God who loves them and has a perfect plan for their lives
I.A divine intervention from God- Vs. 1-6
a.God knows the right time and the right place for a divine interruption- vs. 1
b.God uses strange things and unusual places to get our attention- vs. 2-3
c.The call to evangelism is a personal call from God- vs. 4-5
d.God always make himself known to those whom he call- vs. 6
II.The divine compassion of God- vs. 7-8
a.Evangelism is important because God cares about people
b.God’s love for people moves God to help people
c.God’s heart and passion for people are seen in three verbal phrases- vs. 7
1.I have surely seen the affliction of my people
2.I have heard their cry
3.I know their sorrows (pain) 
d.Evangelism is joining God in what he is doing
I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians
Egypt is a type of the world
e.Evangelism is leading people to a better place
“Bring them up out of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey”
III.The divine commission from God- vs.9-11
a.There is a need for evangelism- vs. 9
People are hurting
People are suffering
People need God
b.The calling to evangelize
come now therefore
c. The sending to evangelize
I will send thee unto Pharaoh
d.Moses is reluctant to go and evangelize
His first excuse, who am I
IV.The divine assurance from God- vs. 12-14
a.Certainly I will be with thee
b.Evangelism is not going alone but going with Jesus
c.The assurance and guarantee is nestle in this:
“When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain”
d.Evangelism is God calling people to himself to worship him
e.God erases Moses doubt in verse 13 by reminding him WHO HE is
f.Being a witness for Christ and evangelizing for Christ requires knowing Who God is
God said I AM THAT I AM
Tell them I AM sent you
In the Hebrew I AM is hayah mean to exist, I am he who exist
In the Greek I AM is ego eimi I am he who is, I am he who was and who is to come, the eternal God
The Alpha and the Omega
The beginning and the end