Posts Tagged 'Joshua'

What an Epitaph!

May 9th, 2017

What an Epitaph!

Judges 2:8 (KJB)   And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the LORD, died, being an hundred and ten years old.

Joshua’s epitaph, or grave marker, contained quite a description.

First, his life was pronounced as being lived as a servant of the Lord.

Secondly, it was mentioned his life lasted one hundred and ten years on this earth.  Today living for such a long number of years would be termed “living a lengthy life.”  In ancient biblical ...

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Joshua Had a Holy Visitor

May 20th, 2016

Joshua Had a Holy Visitor

And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art thou for us, or for our adversaries? And he said, Nay; but as captain of the host of the LORD am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face ...

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Do You Live In A“Pig Pen” Or “Spiritual Palace”?

February 19th 2016

Do You Live In A“Pig Pen” Or “Spiritual Palace”?

Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments: (Genesis 35:2 KJV)

Many houses in this world need “a Jacob of this day.” A person who cares enough to establish boundaries in a home according to a God oriented order.

Yes, God has a specific pattern or order for our lives.  His ...

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Rahab Was Used of God

An assignment From God and an application of a scarlet cord through faith helped conceal God’s chosen spies and changed Rahab’s life forever.

Rahab lived in Jericho a prominent city located near the Jordan River which was walled and fortified against possible attacks.  This city was likely a prosperous venue with a highly sought after position because of its location promoting commerce and trade on prime real estate near the river. Rahab reportedly ...

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Take Up Your Cross December 18th 2014

Are you facing an uphill battle in His power or your weakness?

Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest. (Joshua 1:9 KJV)

The death of Moses propelled Joshua into a new position of leadership at the hand of God.  Moses had valiantly led the Jewish people on a forty year trek through the desert. Joshua must have felt fainthearted ...

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Are You Wearing Filthy Garments?

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and stood before the angel. And he answered and spake unto those that stood before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from him. And unto him he said, Behold, I have caused thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I will clothe thee with change of raiment. ”  (Zechariah 3:3-4)

The world places a great emphasis on outward appearance, often neglecting their inner spiritual heart condition.  People often choose ...

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