- Moses was born into the family of priests whose role would be to restore the people back to God (2:1).
- When Moses’ mother could no longer protect him, she trusted him with the current of God’s providential plan (2:2-4).
- The word to describe Moses’ basket (תֵּ֣בַת – tebah) is only used to refer to one other thing in all of Scripture: Noah’s ark.
- The child of Pharaoh was casually cleansing herself in the watery grave of the children of Israel (2:5-6).
- While unaware of her stance on her father’s policy, once Pharaoh’s daughter came face to face with one life, everything changed (2:7-8).
- Due to her Godward obedience, Moses’ mother got paid to do what she wanted to do for free (2:9).
- Before Moses could lead anyone else through the waters, he had to be delivered himself (2:10).
- You can’t be led by compassion until you are close enough with people to feel their anguish.
- When we finally come to grips with our suffering, God is already actively working for a greater deliverance.
- Nothing can hinder God from rescuing us from danger and placing us with purpose.