Moses’s three questions in chapter 4 expose Moses’s fear and unbelief. Yet for each of Moses’s three objections, God patiently brings himself back into Moses’s thoughts. Moses was very hesitant to obey God’s call. All of us can be the same way. The point is this, we must submit to God’s will. In big things, in little things, in hard things, and in difficult things, we must lovingly submit to the will of God. In this passage, there are three reasons why we should submit to God.
It has been my contention that these brief episodes from Moses’ life are intended to show to us the vitality of his faith in God and his promises. As we have looked at Moses character during these early years, it has been an encouragement to us that we too must trust the wise providence of our invisible God: