Have you ever experienced what it feels like for someone not to extend you grace? Have you ever experienced what it feels like to be extended grace? The second question sure feels a-lot better than the first one right? It takes a lot of grace and maturity for someone to go before the Lord on behalf of someone who’ve wronged them. That’s exactly what Moses did when his sister Miriam, with the assistance of their brother Aaron began to talk bad about him. Miriam was punished for what she had spoken against Moses and after that Moses did something incredible that most of us probably wouldn’t have done. He cried out before god to heal her from the affliction she received because of the negative things she had spoken against him. That’s something that takes a lot of maturity to do and it’s a lesson we all can learn from. We can learn to extend grace no matter what the situation maybe.
I believe Miriam’s life and their relationship changed after she witnessed Moses go before the Lord on her behalf after all she had done to him. I believe if you do the same it could impact someones life in the same way!!
Numbers 12:1-2, 4, 9-10, 13 NIV
Miriam and Aaron began to talk against Moses because of his Cushite wife, for he had married a Cushite. “Has the Lord spoken only through Moses?” they asked. “Hasn’t he also spoken through us?” And the Lord heard this. At once the Lord said to Moses, Aaron and Miriam, “Come out to the tent of meeting, all three of you.” So the three of them went out. The anger of the Lord burned against them, and he left them. When the cloud lifted from above the tent, Miriam’s skin was leprous —it became as white as snow. Aaron turned toward her and saw that she had a defiling skin disease, So Moses cried out to the Lord , “Please, God, heal her!”