Moses fears being God’s messenger – God calms his fears and offers an alternative (Exodus 4:1 – 4:17).
God assigned Moses a critical task – he must lead the Israelites out of captivity. But Moses is afraid. He said, “What if they do not believe me or listen to me and say, ‘The Lord did not appear to you?’” God said to Moses, “What is that in your hand?” “A staff,” Moses replied. The Lord said, “Throw