Goal!

Let love be your highest goal! But you should also desire the special abilities the Spirit gives—especially the ability to prophesy.1 Corinthians 14:1 NLT And the same is true for you. Since you are so eager to have the special abilities the Spirit gives, seek those that will strengthen the whole church.1 Corinthians 14:12 NLT…

Wholly, Holy, Wholly

For my part, I wholeheartedly followed the Lord my God.Joshua 14:8 NLT The English language has so many words that are similar in sound but different in meaning. Normally I look for the fun that can come from that, but sometimes it’s not so funny. Sometimes it’s serious. Sometimes I need to be more serious. …

Faith(ful)

When Joshua was an old man, the Lord said to him, “You are growing old, and much land remains to be conquered. Half the tribe of Manasseh and the tribes of Reuben and Gad had already received their grants of land on the east side of the Jordan, for Moses, the servant of the Lord…

Re Action

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is…

Time for Destruction

No one in this region made peace with the Israelites except the Hivites of Gibeon. All the others were defeated. For the Lord hardened their hearts and caused them to fight the Israelites. So they were completely destroyed without mercy, as the Lord had commanded Moses.Joshua 11:19-20 NLT  Temptations come every day. Sometimes I resist…