Provider God

Today’s reading: Joshua 5:10-12 Verses 10-12 in Joshua 5 serve as transition verses that give us a glimpse at the Israelites after crossing the Jordan but before taking the city of Jericho. Although brief, these verses contain a clear picture of God’s...

The Effect of Choices

Today’s reading: Joshua 5:1-12 The message that the consequences that follow disobedience and sin are far-reaching came across clearly from Joshua 5:1-12. The original group of Israelites, who were captives in Egypt and freed by God through Moses, were...

Learning to Follow

Today’s reading: Joshua 3:1-6 Upon receiving a positive report from the two spies from returning Jericho, Joshua takes action by moving the Israelites to the edge of the Jordan river dividing them from the land they were about to enter and take. As I read, I...
Courageous

Courageous

Today’s reading: Joshua 1:9; Philippians 4:6-7 A few years back a dear friend gave me two charms that had scriptures noted on them. She didn’t know it at the time, but the passages she had selected, Joshua 1:9 and Philippians 4:6-7, are two of my go-to...

Promotion

Today’s reading: Joshua 1:1-9 Since we’ve been in the New Testament for a number of weeks, it’s time to return to the Old Testament for some life lessons, this time from the book of Joshua. The opening verse of this book sets the scene. Moses has...
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