Tuesday, January 14, 2014

"The Lord will fight for you..."

"...Calling the military chiefs from the crowd, [Joshua] orders them to step forward and face these Amorite kings, presumably bound and lying on the ground. Joshua tells these leaders of Israel to put their feet on the necks of these kings, and then he proclaims,

"'Do not be afraid or dismayed; be strong and courageous. For thus the Lᴏʀᴅ will do to all your enemies against whom you fight.' (Joshua 10:25)

"And he means it. All Israel’s enemies — God’s enemies — will ultimately be defeated. Even in the darkest days, when it seems evil is prevailing, it’s not. It can’t. Why?

"Because long before the chiefs of Israel put their feet on the necks of these foes, God promised us One who would put his foot on the neck of our greatest foe.

"This is where Joshua 10 is pointing...."

For the rest of this encouraging article from Desiring God, click here....

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