When You Feel Stuck in Monotonous Duties

Elihu's Corner


In reading the scriptures, there is a tendency to lose a sense of time. The brief mention of Enoch in Genesis, for example, makes his 300 years of walking with God seem like a footnote in time. Do you realize the United States hasn’t even been around for 300 years?

It’s easy to overlook the 25 years Abraham waited for Isaac or the 13 years Joseph spent in slavery as some brief season, but again, once that time is placed in perspective, their faithfulness grows in our estimation.

Moses is one of the most revered figures in the Old Testament. In Jesus’ time, the Jewish leaders made much ado about Him. We know from the scripture that Moses appeared on the mount of transfiguration with Jesus. Moses’ name became synonymous with the Old Law. Moses, by God’s direction, confronted a powerful Pharaoh and led the Israelites triumphantly out of Egyptian…

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