How Long?

Joshua 18:3 And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, How long are ye slack to go to possess the land, which the Lord God of your fathers hath given you? God had brought the Israelites out of Egypt.  He had preserved them through the wilderness.  He had prepared and called them into the Promised Land, and He…

Victory!

God gives victory. Sometimes the victory is miraculous and awesome in our eyes, and for a few minutes we are amazed and wonder at His power. But often the victory, though no less monumental, is not the victory of a champion but the training of the soldier. It occurs in the strength to take one…

Send Down the Hail

The battle was on. The kings had heard of Joshua’s victory of Ai and of his treaty with Gibeon, and they were worried.  They saw Gibeon as a formidable foe by itself; now joined with the army of Israel, nothing would stop them. So, five kings with their armies joined together as a force to…

Victory

Victory does not lie in circumstances; it lives in God. Therefore, it is an unchangeable state of the Christian. We need to recognize our citizenship in this state.   I Corinthians 15:57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. II Corinthians 2:14 Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth…

I John 5 – Overcomer

God didn’t promise that the believer would not face trails, hardships, set backs, pain, or sorrow in this world.  In fact, He assured us that we would experience trouble (John 16:33 – These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be…

Psalm 138 – Praise

Psalm 138:  I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise unto thee. 2 I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name. 3 In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and…