LET MY PEOPLE GO
Vs 29‑30 The people believed and
But they were soon to find out that their
belief was to be tested in ways that they
had never expected.
They had been slaves to Pharaoh for so long
that he had a strong hold on them.
After Moses and Aaron talked with the
people they went to pharaoh to plea for
Pharaoh refused to let the people go.
He refused to recognize Moses God.
Satan knows God but he will test us to see
if we know God.
Those who would win others must know the
Pharaoh makes things worse for God's
Moses prays when he sees the misery the
people are going through.
They had been slaves to Pharaoh for so long
that his hold on them was very great.
Many are in this old world.
And for many years they have been a slave
It has a great hold on them.
When they want to leave to serve God the
sin that binds them says no.
I will not let you go.
You are mine.
And to emphasis the grip that it has it
demands more of the sinner.
When we witness and a person has a desire
to serve God.
They believe the message.
This pet sin says you cannot leave me.
I am in control of your life.
Moses hears their cry and prays for them.
He understands their misery.
He goes to God and prays more fervantly
God reassures Moses that He intends to
deliver His people.
Moses goes back the second time to pharaoh.
Let my people go that they may serve me.
Aaron's rod becomes a serpant.
Aaron's rod eats their rods.
Moses goes the third time 7:16
Turns the river to blood
Goes the forth time 8:1
Causes frogs to come from the river
Turns dust to lice
Magicians cannot imitate
goes back to pharaoh fifth time 8:20
swarm of flies
Finally pharaoh would let the people go but
We must come to Christ totally.
We must not hold back when it comes to
God wants us to give total commitment.
I. PHARAOH SAYS WORSHIP IN THE LAND. 8:25
Don't quit your old habits
Rev 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving,
and the abominable, and murderers,
and whoremongers, and sorcerers,
and idolaters, and all liars,
shall have their part in the lake
which burneth with fire and
brimstone: which is the second
Gal 6:7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked:
for whatsoever a man soweth, that
shall he also reap.
Luke 13:3 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye
repent, ye shall all likewise
II. DON'T GO FAR 8:29
Don't go to every service
don't be a fanatic
don't fall in love with Jesus
don't read your Bible
don't have any concern for other
Rom 12:1‑2 1 I beseech you therefore,
brethren, by the mercies of God,
that ye present your bodies a
living sacrifice, holy,
acceptable unto God, which is
your reasonable service.
2 And be not conformed to this
world: but be ye transformed by
the renewing of your mind, that
ye may prove what is that good,
and acceptable, and perfect,
will of God.
9:1 Moses refuses these compromises
sends murrain ‑disease to all cattle 9:3
Boils on man and beast 9:8
9:13 7th time
Thunder, hail, fire
10:13 8th time
III. LEAVE THE LITTLE ONES vs 10:8-11
You can serve if you must but don't take
Satan knows if he can break the link of
faith between a generation he can destroy
We must teach our children about God.
We must show them that God is real.
We must show them that He is real in our
Matt 18:2‑6 2 And Jesus called a little
child unto him, and set him in
the midst of them,
3 And said, Verily I say unto
you, Except ye be converted,
and become as little children,
ye shall not enter into the
kingdom of heaven.
4 Whosoever therefore shall
humble himself as this little
child, the same is greatest in
the kingdom of heaven.
5 And whoso shall receive one
such little child in my name
6 But whoso shall offend one
of these little ones which
believe in me, it were better
for him that a millstone were
hanged about his neck, and that
he were drowned in the depth of
Psalms 127:3 Lo, children are an heritage
of the LORD: and the fruit of
the womb is his reward.
Exodus 13:14 14 And it shall be when thy
son asketh thee in time to
come, saying, What is this?
that thou shalt say unto him,
By strength of hand the LORD
brought us out from Egypt,
from the house of bondage:
15 And it came to pass, when
Pharaoh would hardly let us
go, that the LORD slew all the
firstborn in the land of
Egypt, both the firstborn of
man, and the firstborn of
beast: therefore I sacrifice
to the LORD all that openeth
the matrix, being males; but
all the firstborn of my
children I redeem.
16 And it shall be for a token
upon thine hand, and for
frontlets between thine eyes:
for by strength of hand the
LORD brought us forth out of
Deut 4:9 9 Only take heed to thyself, and
keep thy soul diligently, lest
thou forget the things which thine
eyes have seen, and lest they
depart from thy heart all the days
of thy life: but teach them thy
sons, and thy sons' sons;
10 Specially the day that thou
stoodest before the LORD thy God
in Horeb, when the LORD said unto
me, Gather me the people together,
and I will make them hear my
words, that they may learn to fear
me all the days that they shall
live upon the earth, and that they
may teach their children.
Deut 6:6 6 And these words, which I
command thee this day, shall be in
7 And thou shalt teach them
diligently unto thy children, and
shalt talk of them when thou
sittest in thine house, and when
thou walkest by the way, and when
thou liest down, and when thou
8 And thou shalt bind them for a
sign upon thine hand, and they
shall be as frontlets between
9 And thou shalt write them upon
the posts of thy house, and on thy
Deut 11:19 19 And ye shall teach them your
children, speaking of them when
thou sittest in thine house, and
when thou walkest by the way,
when thou liest down, and when
thou risest up.
20 And thou shalt write them
upon the door posts of thine
house, and upon thy gates:
Joel 1:3 Tell ye your children of it, and
let your children tell their
children, and their children
Moses sends locust
IV. LEAVE YOUR POSSESSIONS vs 10:24
Don't support God's work
If everyone had the same notion that I'm
just going for what I can get.
Think of it.
The pastor is going for money.
The people would go only if there is
something in it for them.
There would be no teachers.
No one to clean the church.
No one to mow the grass.
No one to do the work.