Wholly Following

Today’s reading: Joshua 16:1–17:18 Chapters 16 and 17 of Joshua deal with the allotment of land to the line of Joseph through the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh. Like we’ve seen in earlier passages, certain tribes fail to drive out the inhabitants,...

Fierce and Fair

Today’s reading: Joshua 15:13-19 Just a few days ago I wrote about how I loved Caleb’s example of serving the Lord, and I have to reiterate that today with what we see in Joshua 15:13-19. After receiving the land promised him, Caleb takes action just as he...

Important Records, Part 2

Today’s reading: Joshua 15:13-63 Today is the second part of Joshua 15, which continues detailing the allotment of the land to the tribes of Israel. As I wrote yesterday, the content of these types of passages can feel a bit tedious. Nonetheless, they are an...

The Ageless Serve

Today’s reading: Joshua 14:6-12 I LOVE Caleb because of what he shows us about serving the Lord. You’d never know that he was eighty-five years old from his attitude and actions, and his example is one that I want to follow. The older I get—and...

Steady Eddie–Caleb

Today’s reading: Joshua 14:1–15:63; Numbers 13:25–14:30 The Israelites continue to follow God’s instructions as they divide the land God has given them west of the Jordan River. It’s at this point that scripture once again mentions Caleb,...
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