When the problem, that's part of God's plan, positions you for the plan and a readiness to see what God is doing through the trouble.
Exodus 5-6; Psalm 105
Summary bullet points from the transcription of the message.
• Exodus 6:20-7:7 with Pastor Nick and Shannon Ryals. ◦ Amram took his father's sister, Kohath's sister, as wife and had Aaron, Moses, and Miriam. • God's plan and hardening Pharaoh's heart. ◦ God chooses Moses and Aaron to deliver His people, despite their human limitations. ◦ Pastor Nick explains that Pharaoh's hardening of heart is part of God's plan, leading to increased mistreatment of the Israelites. ◦ The Israelites cry to Pharaoh, asking why they are being treated this way, but Pharaoh blames them for not meeting his demands. ◦ Pastor Nick explains that people's anguish and hardship can prevent them from hearing God's voice, even when He is speaking to them through difficult circumstances. ◦ Pastor Nick emphasizes that problems in life can be part of God's plan and solution and that we must keep our eyes on Him to receive His guidance and transformation. • God's plan and deliverance in Exodus 5-6. ◦ Pharaoh's overseers increased the workload of the Israelites, causing them to blame Moses and Aaron for their troubles. ◦ Moses questions God's plan, feeling frustrated with the lack of deliverance for the people despite his efforts to speak on their behalf. ◦ God tells Moses that He will show Himself strong on behalf of the Israelites, driving Pharaoh and his army out of Egypt (verse 2). ◦ God reminds Moses that He is the Lord, and Moses must use this name to confront Pharaoh (