No one will be able to stand up against you.” Why? Because he was doing the will of God. The promise does not pertain to self-interests but to acting on the will of God Herein lies our confidence (see Deuteronomy 28:2, 7; Matthew 16:18).
I will be with you as I was with Moses.” God was with Moses in …
1. Providential care: Protected from harm while confronting Pharaoh (see Isaiah 43:1–3).
2. Limitless sufficiency: On Mount Sinai he meets God as the great “I Am,” meaning, I will be what you need in every situation. He met Jehovah, the promise keeper (Philippians 4:19).
3. Divine authority: God transformed his shepherd’s rod into a sign of authority. With his shepherd’s rod, he smote the Nile, and it turned to blood; he struck down the false gods of Egypt; he separated the Red Sea (see Luke 10:19).
4. Miracle power. Through the power of God, the destroyer of the firstborn smote Egypt, the sea parted, manna came from heaven, water issued forth from the rock, the cloud guided them through the desert, they were victorious in battle (see John 14:12).
5. Close friendship: God spoke with Moses face-to-face as a man speaks to his friend (Exodus 33:11).