Hand

Your gracious gentle hand
supports me to stand.
When I am down and feeling blue
Your loving hand pulls me through.
It is Your hand that leads the way
I put my hand in Yours each day.
Your hand keeps me from falling
it also keeps me from hauling
an unnecessary load
on any kind of road.
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His hand keeps me from the snare,
but it is not just the physical care.
He showers me from above
with His unending love.
His hand supports me
when I feel queasy.
He takes my fear
when He is near.
His hand, His hand,
is where I am free to stand.

Mountain Top Experience #3 Exodus 19:20-25

Exodus 19:20-25
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https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Exodus+19%3A20-25&version=NKJV;NIV
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This theme, Mountain Top Experience comes from the Book of Exodus chapter 3 and chapter 19. There are 4 parts to this theme.
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Part #3
The third mountain top experience Moses had with God was again for the benefit of His people. It was a warning the people needed to hear in order to protect themselves. God is not common and cannot be treated as such. It was a warning about behavior, limits, and boundaries. Every action leads to consequence, whether good or bad, there is always a consequence. God used Moses to intervene so that the people God loves would be kept safe. God is holy and has standards and boundaries. God’s Word hold true – back then, now, and forever more. His Word is eternal. It will never die. If we abide by what God says then all will be well; but if we choose to ignore what God says then the consequence of our action will eventually be disastrous.
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First, God raised up a leader to save all of His people.
Second, God gave His people a choice to choose whether or not they wanted to obey God.
Third, God set up boundaries to keep His people safe and free from harm.
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We, too, have choices to make. Some are leaders and some are followers. Some choose to obey the Lord God and some do not. Some stay safe within the boundaries and some crossover. Many, many choices – every day – every second of the day. What will your choices be?
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Lord God of Israel, thank you for Your Word. Thank you for loving us so much that You gave us Your Word, which is true and everlasting. Help us to support and not cause hardship to the leaders You raise up to govern over us. Help us to choose life, Your way, Your Word; You. Show us our limitations and help us to stay safely within the boundaries that You have set up for each one of us. Bless each one who reads this with a special blessing.

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Worthy

Lord, You are worthy of all praise
to You my voice does raise.
You are righteous and true
in all that You do.

It is in Your command
that empowers me to stand.
You fill me with hope
more than just to cope.

I wish everyone would
understand You are good.
Your ways are just
in You we can trust.

My Stride

Lord, I know You provide
It is You who steadies my stride
You have cleared the way
I am to walk today
The wind does blow
Stable me as I go
No matter what lies ahead
I will trust what You’ve said
My focus will be on You
In everything I do
Whether large or small
I’m trusting for the long haul
I will not be disappointed
For the Lord has anointed
Both of my feet
Not to miss a beat
So in Him I do trust
With one hand God can thrust
The enemy away from me
Opening my eyes so I can see
It truly is fun
Walking with the Son
He takes all fear and what pains
Only His presence remains
There is no place I’d rather be
Than to be walking with God Almighty

 

Not Dead

I am not dead,
I have been wed
to the One above
who sends His love.

I am not in defeat
communion with Him is sweet.
I will feel swell
when with Him I dwell.

Even though I can’t see
He takes good care of me.
He turns my face
to see His grace.

There are many interruptions
trying to cause corruptions.
All my love You deserve
You I will faithfully serve.

On the Brink

When you do not stink
You are on the brink
And it’s not what you think
Look up, you’ll see Him wink

You will be pleased
For God has eased
The moment God has seized
It’s not that you’ve appeased

So come now
Dry your brow
God will show you how
To go out and plow

There is so much ground
Good soil is around
Look and it will be found
Your planting will be sound

I want you to know
you plant, I make grow
New life will show
I will lead you where to go

Mountain Top Experience #2 Exodus 19:1-19

Exodus 19:1-19
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https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Exodus+19%3A1-19&version=NKJV;NIV
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This theme, Mountain Top Experience comes from the Book of Exodus chapters 3, 19, and 24.  There are 4 parts to this theme.
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Part #2
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Moses did exactly as the Lord God instructed & directed him to do. The Hebrews were now safe and free from their enemy. After about three months of travel, Moses experienced his second mountain top experience with God on Mount Sinai.
The first mountain top experience was to tell Moses how God was going to lead His people out from the bondage of slavery through Moses. The reason for Moses’ second mountain top experience was that God wanted Moses to give a message from Him to His people. God wanted to remind His people that it was by His hand they are now safe and free from bondage. And that He loves them and wants to provide and protect them. God wants to bless them and treat them as a “treasured possession” – people of great worth and value.
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3 Then Moses went up to God, and the LORD called to him from the mountain and said, “This is what you are to say to the descendants of Jacob and what you are to tell the people of Israel: 4 ‘You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt, and how I carried you on eagles’ wings and brought you to Myself. 5 Now if you obey Me fully and keep My covenant, then out of all nations you will be My treasured possession. Although the whole earth is Mine, 6 you will be for Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites.”
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Moses became the mediator between God and His people. Moses told God’s people what God said, and all the people said they agreed to God’s terms. God gave Moses further instructions for the people. This mountain top experience was also to confirm that God Himself had chosen Moses to be the leader of God’s people. It was not something that Moses wanted or even asked for, but was God’s choosing. God would use Moses to govern the multitude and confirm Moses’ position before all the people.
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So both mountain top experiences were for the benefit of God’s people. The first time was to bring God’s people out of bondage and into safety and freedom. The second time was to confirm that Moses was indeed the man whom God chose to be their leader
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Review:
1. Moses first mountain top experience was for God to tell Moses the purpose for his life. Moses was to deliver the Hebrews from Egyptian slavery & bondage.
2.The second mountain top experience Moses had with God to commission Moses as the leader over all God’s people.