1And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The Lord hath not appeared unto thee.2And the Lord said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod.10And Moses said unto the Lord, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.12Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.
13And he said, O my Lord, send, I pray thee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt send.14And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Moses, and he said, Is not Aaron the Levite thy brother? I know that he can speak well. And also, behold, he cometh forth to meet thee: and when he seeth thee, he will be glad in his heart.15And thou shalt speak unto him, and put words in his mouth: and I will be with thy mouth, and with his mouth, and will teach you what ye shall do.16And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of God.17And thou shalt take this rod in thine hand, wherewith thou shalt do signs.
I pulled a few verses from chapter four of Exodus which covers The Call of Moses. In chapter three, God appeared to Moses in a burning bush and gave him his mission. In chapter four, Moses begins to give excuses.
Many times, I have found myself giving excuses much similar to Moses’. In a nutshell, “I’m not good enough, can’t someone else do it?” Last night, God revealed to me that He doesn’t need me to be “good enough” at something for him to use me(it). Because He is God, He can turn a little into plenty. He can feed five thousand men (and who knows how many women and children) with just five loaves and two fish.
In 2 Corinthians 12:9, God’s response to Paul’s plea was this: “My Grace is sufficient for you, for my strength is made perfect in weakness.” Paul’s conclusion is somewhat of a paradox: “When I am weak, then I am strong”(2 Corinthians 12:10).
You may not be the best at whatever God has called you to do, but I submit to you that this is the reason that He has chosen you to do it; so that He may do it perfectly through you.
Not being good enough at something shouldn’t be an excuse to not do what God has called you to do, when He has called you to do it. Don’t sit around and claim that you are “honing” your skill. (I’ve been using that excuse for the longest time.) Go out there and do it! (Or stay in and do it). Once you begin to move, watch God use what you have and multiply it for His glory.