Do you feel oppressed today? Life overwhelming? This passage needs no explanation but make sure you listen and say thank-you Lord!

    Exodus 6:2 “God said to Moses, I AM THE LORD. 3 I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name the Lord I did not make myself known to them. 4 I also established my covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, where they lived as aliens. 5 Moreover, I have heard the groaning of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians are enslaving, and I have remembered my covenant.

    6 “Therefore, say to the Israelites: ‘I AM THE LORD, and I will bring you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment. 7 I will take you as my own people, andI WILL BE YOUR GOD. Then you will know that I AM THE LORD YOUR GOD, who brought you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. 8 And I will bring you to the land I swore with uplifted hand to give to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob. I will give it to you as a possession. I AM THE LORD. 9 Moses reported this to the Israelites,

    but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and cruel bondage