Blessings

April 30 – Today’s Readings – Joshua 19-21 and Psalms 120

My meditation for today has to do with ‘allotted inheritance’. The Israelites had an inheritance to receive but they had to take the “promised land” as one united people not as individuals. For months and even years they pursued their goal, knowing the purposes of God. Remember this – God was judging the sin of the nations that lived in Canaan, and at the same time He was giving the land to Israel. As God gave the people victory, they walked into a divine inheritance – cities to dwell in – land to make a living from. This was to be the nation’s inheritance as promised to Abraham, but it was also to be a blessing to individual families.Continue Reading

The Word

 
April 29 – Today’s Readings – Psalms 119
In one way or another, almost every verse in this wonderful Psalm makes reference to the Word of God and how much we are in need of it. I counted 175 references to “The Word” in 176 verses – “Your commands – Your law – Your precepts – Your […]

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The “Ites” That Are Persistent

April 28 – Today’s Readings – Joshua 16-18 and Psalms 118
Following are three verses from the book of Joshua. We are New Testament people, so when reading these verses please keep in mind that all the enemy “ites” of the Old Testament symbolized things that stood between God’s people and His plan. Therefore, in our […]

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Bigger Than You

April 27 – Today’s Readings – Joshua 13-15 and Psalms 117
The account of Caleb can certainly teach us many things. For our purposes today, I would like to focus on Caleb’s “get the job done” attitude. This was a man who, for the sake of the plan of God, was willing to endure great hardship. First […]

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Warfare

April 26 – Today’s Readings – Joshua 10-12 and Psalms 116
Spiritual warfare is something none of us can avoid. 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 reads, “For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have […]

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