In a large house there are articles not only of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay; some are for noble purposes and some for ignoble. If a man cleanses himself from the latter, he will be an instrument for noble purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work.
The book of Joshua is packed with God’s promises and principles we can take away from studying it. A truth we often hear today, even in secular circles, says, “For every choice we make there’s a consequence.” We see that one happening throughout Scripture. Good consequences for obedience and bad consequences for disobedience. For example, Continue reading →
When was the last time you hit a wall? I’m not referring to a flimsy sheet rock wall in your house you can put your fist through. I’m talkin’ Grand Canyon limestone and shale ascending overhead so far into the clouds you can’t see the top. Continue reading →
When we prepare for a family vacation, getting ready becomes a major project. Then once we drive off we spend part of the trip asking ourselves, “Did we forget anything?” That uneasiness haunts us most of the trip. Often it’s not until we arrive at our vacation destination and unpack that we discover we left something behind.
That question, “Are we ready?” is an important one to ask when we face challenges or opportunities in our calling and our walk with Christ. Continue reading →
“Moses, my servant is dead; now therefore arise, cross the Jordan, you and all this people, to the land which I am giving to them, to the sons of Israel.”Joshua 1:2.
God doesn’t mince words or waste time. His command to Joshua to take over the leadership of His people from Moses was direct and clear. In the first few verses of Joshua, Chapter 1, God instructs Joshua on what it will take to move forward. Continue reading →