. Moses slowly approached the bush to see the wonder. When the Lord saw the Moses approaching the bush, God called him by his name Moses, and Moses said [ Here I am ], Then God said it is a holy place, so put up your shoes, God further said I am the God of your father, The God of Abraham, The God of Issac, The God of Jacob, Then Moses afraid and hide the face.
God said I have seen the affliction of my people in Egypt, and hear they cry, I know their sorrows, and I came down to deliver them out of the hands of the Egyptians, and I want to bring them to a land, flowing with milk and honey.
God said to Moses, I will send you Pharaoh, you should bring my people the children of Israel out of Egypt. Moses afraid, but God said I will be with you and this shall be a token to you, I have sent you, bring the children of Israel out of Egypt and you shall serve God upon this mountain. Moses asked the name of God, God said I AM THAT I AM. God further said to Moses I the Lord God of your fathers this is my name for ever and asked Moses to go to Egypt to get back the children of Israel and promised to visit him in Egypt. God asked Moses to collect elders of Israel and said to them our fathers God had appeared to me and promised to deliver from the troubles in Egypt, and further asked Moses to go to the king of Egypt and convey him that our God had appeared to us, so we should go to worship him, it is a journey of three days from here and finally said, we may kindly be permitted to worship our God. God further said but the king will not allow you to go then I will destroy the Egyptians, then only he will send you from Egypt. God further said I will make Egyptians to have mercy on you, so you should collect gold, silver, garments from your neighbors.
– Exodus Chapter 3