Honing the Soul

And the LORD said to Joshua, “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. See, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. (Joshua 8:1) In Israel's first attempt to conquer the... Continue Reading →

Honing the Soul

10 The Lord said to Joshua, “Get up! Why have you fallen on your face? 11 Israel has sinned; they have transgressed my covenant that I commanded them; they have taken some of the devoted things; they have stolen and lied and put them among their own belongings. 12 Therefore the people of Israel cannot stand before their... Continue Reading →

Honing the Soul

And at the seventh time, when the priests had blown the trumpets, Joshua said to the people, “Shout, for the Lord has given you the city" (Joshua 6:16). If my Battalion Commander told my Tank Company Commanders to drive in circles around the enemy, then dismount, and finally shout at the enemy to win the... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotion

3 'Take twelve stones from here out of the midst of the Jordan, from the very place where the priests' feet stood firmly, and bring them over with you and lay them down in the place where you lodge tonight.' ... 21 And he said to the people of Israel, "When your children ask their... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotion

Now the priests bearing the ark of the covenant of the Lord stood firmly on dry ground in the midst of the Jordan, and all Israel was passing over on dry ground until all the nation finished passing over the Jordan. (Joshua 3:17) The same God who delivered Israel from the hand of Egypt is... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotion

"the LORD your God, he is God in the heavens above and on the earth beneath." - Joshua 2:11. (Read the larger context in Joshua 2) If the God of Israel is the omnipotent God of the heavens and the earth, then our only hope for safety is from his righteous wrath is in Him. that... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotion

6 December “But if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” (Mathew 6:15, ESV) Until you are able to release your enemy, a jail door is closed, and a prisoner is taken. When you open the door and release your foe from your hatred, you realize the prisoner... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotion

4 December “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” (Mathew 18:3, ESV) The attitude of a five-year-old can be very tempting. The simple uncluttered passion for living that can't wait for tomorrow. A philosophy of life that reads, “play hard, laugh hard,... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotion

3 December “But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear.” (Mathew 13:16, ESV) You have two choices. You can reject Jesus. That is an option. You can, as many have, decide that the idea of God becoming a carpenter is too bizarre and walk away, or you can trust... Continue Reading →

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