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Identified : I AM

Then Moses asked God, “Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is His name?’ What should I tell them?” God said to Moses, “I am who I am. That is what you say to the Israelites: ‘I Am has sent me to you.” Exodus 3:13-14
How many times have you been asked to describe who you are? In job interviews, it’s always “describe yourself to me.” On dates, it’s “tell me about yourself.” We fumble through the question talking about our families, our job experience, our likes, and dislikes…We sum ourselves up in our relationships with others and our own passing interests. Our identities are flimsy at best, but our desire is to make a lasting impact.
When God called Moses to deliver the Israelites out of Egypt, Moses assumed identities—for those who are not familiar with the story of Moses, I’ll sum it up for you. Moses was born in Egypt to a Hebrew family. The emperor—or pharaoh—at the time felt threatened by the populat…