How can we be strong and courageous? …

"Be strong and courageous" (Joshua 1:6). What are we to do when we don't feel strong, when we don't feel courageous? Are we to search, within ourselves, to see if we can, somehow, find, within ourselves, strength and courage? This is the time for another word from the Lord - "Be still and know that …

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When a great servant of the Lord reaches the end of their earthly journey …

"I will give you every place where you set your foot, as I promised Moses" (Joshua 1:3).  When a great servant of the Lord reaches the end of their earthly journey, the Lord's people need to receive encouragement from the Lord. They need to be reminded of this: the Lord's servant may be gone, but the …

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Let us serve the Lord all the days of our life.

Joshua 24:1-33 Close to the end of his life, Joshua commits himself and his family to the Lord (15,29). Moved by his example, the people commit themselves to the Lord (16-18,21, 24). For Israel, this was a momentous decision - a definite, public commitment to the Lord (24-27). Note the pattern of Joshua's preaching. What …

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God has given us so much … How much are we giving ourselves to Him?

Joshua 18:1-19:51 'How long will you be slack to go in and take possession of the land, which the Lord, the God of your fathers, has given you?' (18:3). God has given us so much: 'His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness'. How much are we giving ourselves to …

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