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11 Aug Jochebed – Who Was She?

She is mentioned by name only twice in the Bible, in Exodus 6:20 and Numbers 26:59. Most Bible readers don’t even know her name! The testimony of her life tells us it is not so much who you are but what you do with your life, how you meet life’s crisis and responsibilities, that matter!  Jochebed was a woman of God, used greatly by God because she did not allow crisis in her life to overcome her or her family. Jochebed had the unique opportunity to raise three leaders! This remarkable woman was unknown by man, but known by God. Her life speaks loudly through her children. Although Jochebed was born into slavery, she had kept her faith in God and His faithfulness to His people!  Her husband was with her in faith, yet it was Jochebed who set God's plan in motion. A plan that would not only save her son, but also deliver a nation! Hebrews 11:23 gives us the key to deliverance.“By faith Moses when he was born, was hidden three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king’s command.” What did they see?
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