Tuesday, October 12, 2010

101012 Exodus 18

Exodus 18
18.4  God of my father...  "Father" singular.  Moses had quite a dad.  Ex 2.1 & Heb 11.23
18.3-4  Gershom to Eliezer show growth in Moses's understanding a attitude.  Sometimes it is easy to think of Bible heros coming out of the box perfect.
18.8  the Lord had done...the Lord delivered...  God centered view.  Both Pharoah and the Israelites had hardships.
18.11  Now I know...  Compare with Ex. 5.2.
18.14  Why do you alone...  Leadership (and the Christian walk) is a team sport.
18.17  you will shurely wear yourselves out.  
18.18  by yourself...   Leadership is a team sport.
18.20  stand before God before the people...   Prayer.
18.20  teach them...   2 Timothy 2.1
18.21  look for men who...   Delegation and teamwork.

a. Strong's H2428 - chayil strength, power, might, valour —Gesenius’s Lexicon

KJV, NASB, NKJV, ESV—able; NIV, NLT—capable
b. Strong's H3373 - yare' fearing, reverent, afraid —Blue Letter Lexicon
c. Strong's H571 - 'emeth    firmness, faithfulness, truth —Blue Letter Lexicon
KJV, NASB, NKJV—of truth; ESV, NIV—trustworthy; NLT-honest
d. Strong's H1215 - betsa`   profit, unjust gain, gain (profit) acquired by violence —Blue Letter Lexicon
KJV, NKJV—coveteousness; NASB, NIV—dishonest gain; ESV, NLT—bribe

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