EXODUS 6:12, 30
And Moses spoke before the Lord, saying, “The children of Israel have not heeded me. How then
shall Pharaoh heed me, for I am of uncircumcised lips?” But Moses said before the Lord,
“Behold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how shall Pharaoh heed me?”
In 1870 a bishop was greatly incensed when it was suggested that man might some day fly. He
strenuously argued that such an idea was blasphemous, declaring, “Don’t you know that flight is
reserved for angels?” The bishop’s name was Milton Wright. On December 17, 1903, his two
sons, Orville and Wilbur, flew the first airplane at Kittyhawk, North Carolina. What couldn’t be
done in some folks’ opinion was indeed accomplished.
Moses was convinced that his faltering lips could never persuade Pharaoh to let the Israelites go.
But God said, “Go and speak,” so Moses did. Despite all his shortcomings, Moses found that
what he thought could not possibly be done was exactly done, with God’s help. Pharaoh finally
let the people go.
Many people are quick to tell you something can’t be done. On the surface it may appear that
way. Perhaps it does seem impossible for your loved one to come to Christ, or for a situation at
work to change, or for a relationship to be mended. But God says, “Behold, I am the Lord, the
God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for Me?” (Jer. 32:27).
Of course not—nothing is impossible with God. Our responsibility is to trust and obey, not to
doubt and despair.The next time someone says to you, “It can’t be done!” remind them that they
are not the first to feel that way, and they are not the first to be wrong. For God, nothing is too
THE WORD IMPOSSIBLE IS NOT IN GOD’S VOCABULARY.