- God had called Moses and promised deliverance to the people.
Why did he delay so long in fulfilling his promise?
What did Moses learn from these difficult experiences and delays?
- Why was Pharaoh so confident and so adamant in disobeying God’s command?
See particularly 7:11-13, 22, 23. How does this king of opposition to God show itself now?
Cf. 2 Tim. 3:1-9.
Note.6:12. ‘Of uncircumcised lips’: uncircumcision symbolizes unfitness for God’s presence, and hence, more generally, unfitness for his service. Cf. 4:10.