Moses Made It After All


Has the fear of disobedience ever gripped your heart? No matter what you've done in the past, the blood of Jesus can wash it away and sanctify you.

“You shall not go unto the land which I give the children of Israel.” Deut. 32: 52 KJV

I always felt a little sorry for Moses. He put up with the griping, complaining, whining Israelites for some forty years in the desert, and yet he was only allowed to look from Mount Nebo into the Promised Land, Deut. 32: 51-52. His desire to enter Israel was denied because he had failed to “sanctify God in the midst of the children of Israel.” 

The very thought left me fearful. Did I too risk being denied a lifelong hope, like Moses, because of disobedience? I knew there were many times I had failed to honor God. Where was the God of compassion and mercy?

One day, after the loss of my father, who died at age 75, I felt a keen sorrow for the desires and ambitions he never got to fulfill in his lifetime. So many hoped-for things he would never see happen. The pain of grief for his lost dreams stabbed like scissors, cutting a hole in my heart. Seeking an answer, I turned to Luke 9:28-30 and read how Jesus took Peter, John, and James up to a high mountain and there appeared Moses and Elijah. Suddenly and most joyfully, I saw it. Moses was there in Israel with the Lord. He made it after all!

It seemed then that the Holy Spirit, our Comforter, whispered to me, “Whatever longing left unfulfilled in this life, will be fulfilled in the next.” Peace washed over me. The God of love and mercy had sent His word and healed my grieving heart. He also calmed my fear. Truly, Jesus' blood has washed away my failures to sanctify the Lord.

-Written by by H. L. Ford

Please register for a free account to view this content

We hope you have enjoyed the 10 discipleship resources you have read in the last 30 days.
You have exceeded your 10 piece content limit.
Create a free account today to keep fueling your spiritual journey!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple

Spiritual Weapons
Jeff Little
Keep Growing
Greg Laurie
How God Responds When His People Turn Back to Him
Brandon A. Cox
God in the Whisper
Ron Edmondson
The Expression of Faith
Dr. Charles Stanley
Follow Us

Want to access more exclusive iDisciple content?

Upgrade to a Giving Membership today!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple