Jochebed Num 26:59 Amram’s wife was named Jochebed. She also was a descendant of Levi, born among the Levites in the land of Egypt. Amram and Jochebed became the parents of Aaron, Moses, and their sister, Miriam
Heb 11:23-28 23 It was by faith that Moses’ parents hid him for three months when he was born. They saw that God had given them an unusual child, and they were not afraid to disobey the king’s command. 24 It was by faith that Moses, when he grew up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter.
25 He chose to share the oppression of God’s people instead of enjoying the fleeting pleasures of sin. 26 He thought it was better to suffer for the sake of Christ than to own the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking ahead to his great reward. 27 It was by faith that Moses left the land of Egypt, not fearing the king’s anger. He kept right on going because he kept his eyes on the one who is invisible.
. 28 It was by faith that Moses commanded the people of Israel to keep the Passover and to sprinkle blood on the doorposts so that the angel of death would not kill their firstborn sons. 29 It was by faith that the people of Israel went right through the Red Sea as though they were on dry ground. But when the Egyptians tried to follow, they were all drowned.
I. A Maxi-mum has maxi-voice v. 23 “By faith Moses’ parents…” v. 24 “By faith Moses…” v. 29 “ By faith the people…”
2 Tim 1:5 “I remember your genuine faith, for you share the faith that first filled your grandmother Lois and your mother, Eunice. And I know that same faith continues strong in you.”
How to impart faith? Rom 10:17 says “faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God”.
Moses’ faith v. “By faith Moses when he grew up refused….”
Teach by modelling… V. 23 “ By faith…Moses parents….were not afraid to disobey the king’s command” V. 27 “by faith…Moses left the land of Egypt, not fearing the king’s anger”
2.. A maxi—mum has maxi— eyes Ex 2: 1 “ She (Jochebed) saw that he was a special baby…” Heb 11:23 “They saw that God had given them an unusual child…”
3. A maxi-mum has maxi-team v. 23—By faith, Moses’ parents…plural.. Prov 18:1 “he who isolates himself …rages against all wise judgment”
4. A Maxi—mum has maxi-hands To fight for our kids
5. A maxi-mum deserves maxi- -honour Ex 20: 12 “Honor your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the L ORD your God is giving you”