13 Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again.
8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near.
2 Thessalonians 2:15
15 So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold fast to the teachings we passed on to you, whether by word of mouth or by letter.
12 Epaphras, who is one of you and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you, that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature and fully assured.
1 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, dear friends!
14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place,
- Read Exodus 14:13, does Moses remind you of Jesus in this verse?
- In what way?
- What is the command most often given by Jesus?
- What does it mean to “stand firm?” (see James 5:8, 2 Thessalonians 2:15, Colossians 4:12, Philippians 4:1, Ephesians 6:14) Is “standing firm” important to Jesus?
- Are you standing firm?
- Moses served his people as their leader. Do you think this service allowed him to experience healing from the hurts and lack of confidence he suffered before God called him?
- Do you think the Israelites experienced healing because of the way Moses served them and God?