Sh'mot (Exodus) Chapter 6

Sh'mot 6:1 Then the L-RD said to Moshe, "Now you shall see what I will do to Pharaoh. With a mighty hand he will send them off; with force he will drive them from the land."

What I will do to Pharaoh - G-d is in control of all things.

Sh'mot 6:2-9 G-d spoke further to Moshe and said to him, "I am the L-RD; and I appeared to Avraham, Yitz'chak, and Ya'akov, as G-d Almighty, but by My name, L-RD, (Yud - Heh - Vav - Heh) I did not make Myself known to them. And I also established My covenant with them, to give them the land of Kena'an (Canaan), the land in which they sojourned. And furthermore I have heard the groaning of the sons of Israel, because the Egyptians are holding them in bondage; and I have remembered My covenant. Say, therefore, to the sons of Israel, 'I am the L-RD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will deliver you from their bondage. I will also redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments. 'Then I will take you for My people, and I will be your G-d; and you shall know that I am the L-RD your G-d, who brought you out from under the forced labor of the Egyptians. 'And I will bring you to the land which I swore to give to Avraham, Yitz'chak, and Ya'akov, and I will give it to you for a possession; I am the L-RD.' " Moshe said this to the people of Israel. But they wouldn't listen to him because they were so discouraged, and their slavery was so cruel.

G-d Almighty = El Shaddai

I also established My covenant with them, to give them the land - If G-d did not give them the land as He promised it would go against His very nature. G-d cannot lie. He must do what He said he would do. The land was given to Avraham, Yitz'chak, and Ya'akov and their descendants. Not just in Bible times but forever. Currently there is a push to have a Palestinian State. This goes against G-d's plan.

The people would not listen. When we go through trials and tribulations this is when we should draw closer to HaShem and be open to His calling. Many times it is at the last minute before He moves because He is teaching us endurance.

He remembered His covenant with Israel. It was not built on their actions. It was built on His Word and promises regardless of the actions of His people. We will see this kind of thing again later.

Psalms 106:6-8 We have sinned like our fathers, we have committed iniquity, we have behaved wickedly. Our fathers in Egypt did not understand your wonders; they did not remember your abundant kindness, But rebelled by the sea, the Red Sea. Nevertheless He saved them for the sake of His name, That He might make His power known.

The same kind of thing goes for those who want to be redeemed in Messiah and transformed to His image.

Romans 5:3-8 And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of G-d has been poured out within our hearts through Ruach HaKodesh who was given to us. For while we were still helpless, at the right time Messiah died for the ungodly. For one will hardly die for a righteous man; though perhaps for the good man someone would dare even to die. But G-d demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Messiah died for us. NAS

The corresponding Hebrew letter to this chapter is Vav - It means hook; redemption and transformation. It stands for man created on the sixth day, etc.

Sh'mot 6:10-13 Now the L-RD spoke to Moshe, saying, "Go, tell Pharaoh king of Egypt to let the sons of Israel go out of his land." But Moshe spoke before the L-RD, saying, "look, the sons of Israel have not listened to me; how then will Pharaoh listen to me, for I am unskilled in speech?" Then the L-RD spoke to Moshe and to Aharon, and gave them a charge to the sons of Israel and to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring the sons of Israel out of the land of Egypt.

First HaShem spoke to Moshe. When he objected HaShem spoke to both Aharon and Moshe.