God – the Grave Digger

To put it simply…Deuteronomy 34 fascinates me! This is the passage in Scripture which talks of Moses’ death, but several things really press on my heart, especially after spending time with the Lord

It has been months, and honestly, I haven’t been able to get passed it until now. It’s the kind of chapter that you can mull over, and I have found myself asking for more revelation surrounding this:

“Then the Lord said to Moses, “This is the land I promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob when I said, ‘I will give it to your descendants.’ I have now allowed you to see it with your own eyes, but you will not enter the land.” So Moses, the servant of the Lord, died there in the land of Moab, just as the Lord had said. The Lord buried him in a valley near Beth-peor in Moab, but to this day no one knows the exact place. Moses was 120 years old when he died, yet his eyesight was clear, and he was as strong as ever.”

Deuteronomy‬ ‭34:4-7‬

1) The amazing thing here was that God allowed Moses to see a panoramic view of the whole of the Promise Land. This was a Supernatural viewpoint because the human eye would never be able to see this far in the natural

2) God, Himself buried Moses – now let’s just pause right there…This took me weeks to get my head around!!! How cool is that? Or maybe a little strange that I find this AWESOME! But, the Lord – the creator of Heaven and Earth. Supreme-being. Yahweh took the time to bury Moses. This blew my mind. For the simple reason that He could have just spoken and the ground would have done its thing, or He could have commanded someone, or even an Angel to bury Moses, but God didn’t – He did it. I believe the reason ”why” God did this is found in the book of Jude

3) Moses died at 120 years old and was as strong as ever – yet, the Lord told Moses he was going to die then, and so he did. This reaffirms that when the Lord speaks, His will will be done. It was simply time for the Israelites to enter into the Promise Land

As a Leader, Moses was under immense pressure to be obedient to God and to be the ”buffer” between the people and God, Himself. Yet in his times of stress, Moses was disobedient to appease the Israelites. This lead to him ultimately being punished to not step into the Promise Land

In this day and age, we find it hard to to believe that God would punish Moses for his outright disobedience, because we have a watered-down version of God’s moral standards. However, we need to remember that God didn’t reject Moses; Moses simply disqualified himself from entering the Promised Land – this is because our personal greatness does not make us immune to the consequences of wrong choices

Friends, I debated whether to go deeper into this, as to what I found, with you, but actually, sometimes, the revelation that we can receive from seeking God ourselves, is far more satisfying! Therefore, spend time with the Lord, and ask Him to give you more understanding within Scripture, but also a deeper revelation

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Rebecca Brand

My hearts desire is for everyone to have an intimate relationship with Christ. To hear the voice of God and to experience His presence. Also, to help disciple others to discover their purpose within the body of Christ - through the power of the Holy Spirit.

My God-given dream is to break down barriers within life and the Church as a whole to strengthen and develop relationships within every denomination and bring unity - so that we will collectively raise up together and fulfil the Great Commission, within this lifetime.

I am living proof that no matter what your past was or whatever your life has become - God will use you to fulfil what He created you to do, when you step out in obedience and faith.

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