Ready for a Fight

The armed warriors from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh led the Israelites across the Jordan, just as Moses had directed. These armed men—about 40,000 strong—were ready for battle, and the Lord was with them as they crossed over to the plains of Jericho.Joshua 4:12-13 NLT These are the men from…

Going Somewhere?

Since you have never travelled this way before, they will guide you.Joshua 3:4 NLT It’s easy to get lost going somewhere new. It’s not so long ago that I would take a map and plot the way, but now, with satnav I just put in the postcode and press go. It doesn’t always work, though.…

I Can’t, He Can!

Only by your power can we push back our enemies;only in your name can we trample our foes.Psalm 44:5 (NLT) I can do a lot of things. I can ride a bike, read a book, cook dinner, build a computer, build a website. Lots of things. But there are some things I can’t do. I…

Not Judgement Day

Then Joshua secretly sent out two spies from the Israelite camp at Acacia Grove. He instructed them, “Scout out the land on the other side of the Jordan River, especially around Jericho.” So the two men set out and came to the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there that night.Joshua 2:1 NLT I…

No Rest for the Good

Then Joshua called together the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh. He told them, 13 “Remember what Moses, the servant of the Lord, commanded you: ‘The Lord your God is giving you a place of rest. He has given you this land.’ 14 Your wives, children, and livestock may remain here in…