Stand Up! (Joshua 7:10)

“The Lord said to Joshua, ‘Stand up! What are you doing down on your face?'” (Joshua 7:10)

We’re human. As strong as we want to be or hope to be, our emotions often get the best of us and we all have our “Woe is me…!” moments. I’d be lying if I said I’ve never been saddened, confused, perplexed, upset, bitter, dejected, disheartened, or anxious towards God, about a position I’ve found myself in. (more…)

The Victory Is Yours (Joshua 6:2-5)

“Then the Lord said to Joshua, ‘See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its kings and its fighting men. March around the city once with all armed men. Do this for six days. Have seven priests carry trumpets of rams horns in front of the ark. On the seventh day, march around the city seven times, with the priests blowing the trumpets. When you hear them sound a long blast on the trumpets, have all the people give a loud shout; then the wall of the city will collapse and the people will go up, every man straight in.'” (Joshua 6:2-5)

As a born-again Christian, there have been many times in my life where God has asked me to do things that made little sense to me at the time. (more…)

Be a Leader (Joshua 5:13-14)

“Now when Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, ‘Are you for us or for our enemies?’

‘Neither,’ he replied, ‘but as commander of the army of the Lord I have now come.’ Then Joshua fell facedown to the ground in reverence, and asked him, ‘What message does my Lord have for his servant?'” (Joshua 5:13-14)

Whether you’re a CEO, military general, political leader or ruler of a nation, there is always going to be someone higher and more powerful than you that you’ll ultimately answer to… (more…)

You Want to See God Move? (Joshua 3:5)

“Joshua told the people, ‘Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do amazing things among you.'” (Joshua 3:5)

We often remember Moses and the parting of the Red Sea, but there was another recorded instance where God controlled the waters to allow the nation of Israel to pass on dry land. Joshua urged the people to purify themselves to receive the miracle that was in store. (more…)