And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,…
I. THE NECESSITY OF FITNESS FOR THE DIVINE SERVICE. In learning any handicraft or trade, years are spent under instructors; for the practice of law or medicine men must have special training; and is it not important that they who engage in religious services should be qualified for such services?
II. THE VARIETY OF EMPLOYMENT IN THE DIVINE SERVICE.
1. An encouragement to persons of feeble powers and narrow opportunities to try to do good.
2. A rebuke to those who plead inability as an excuse for their indolence in religious service.
III. THE CARE OF THE GREAT MASTER FOR HIS SERVANTS. Conclusion. This subject supplies —
1. Encouragement to enter into this service. "Come thou with us," &c.
2. Encouragement to persevere in this service. A glorious reward awaits those who patiently continue in well-doing.
Parallel VersesKJV: And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,