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What’s Keeping You from Joy?

What's Keeping You from Joy

Luke 2:14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests. You know, we have choices to make in our lives.  One BIG choice is that of being obedient to Christ, and what HE teaches.  O.K. even bigger than that is our …

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Where do we go when we need help?

Where do we go when we need help

There is an important prayer request and mailing address at the bottom of this email written by Nicki. —————————————————————————— Joshua, Chapter 10 vs. 6&7 v6 Then the Gibeonites sent a message to Joshua in the camp at Gilgal. Do not leave us alone. Come quickly and save us. All the …

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YOU are unique!

YOU are unique

Judges 3:21 “Ehud reached with his left hand, drew the sword from his right thigh and plunged it into the king’s belly.” God used Ehud, the sencond judge, to kill the king, and deliver the Israelites from the Moabites.  Yes Ehud was a direct man of action, but there’s something …

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You want a MIRACLE?

You want a MIRACLE

Joshua 10:3 says that, Gibeon was an important city, and that it was larger than Ai. Although God was raining down hailstones to help slain the Gibeonites (Joshua 10:11), there was much more work to be done than could be done in one day.  Here comes the prayer of Joshua. …

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Your “HOLY” War!

Your HOLY War

Why was the invasion against Canan called the Holy War? This war was HOLY because it was going to rid the Promised Land of sin.  To set the groundwork here I need to mention that Baal, for the Canaanites, was the fertility god .  Gods request was to exterminate the …

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Obedience or Sacrifice?

Obedience or Sacrifice

1 Samuel 15:22 “Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the voice of the Lord?  To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams” What was Samuel saying here?  Should we not sacrifice? NO… not at …

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Make The Bible Your Hobby!

Make The Bible Your Hobby

Judges 6:15,16 “But Lord, Gideon asked, ‘how can I save Israel?  My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.’ The Lord answered, “I will be with you, and you will strike down all ithe Midianites together'” Gideon had some hurdles to get over.  …

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Listening to God

Listening to God

When Joshua takes over Jericho, the Israelites moved into Ai in their own flesh, and we learned that their failure comes first from not getting direction from God, and 2nd, having sin in the camp with Achan stealing the spoil.  Achan, by the way, means “The Troubler of Israel”.  With …

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Keep Track for Joy!

Keep Track for Joy

Joshua 11:16-23 v16 So Joshua took all these places. He took the hills, the dry country in the south, all Goshen and the little hills in the west. He took the Arabah and the mountains and hills in Israel. v17 These places were between Halak mountain (which was near Seir) …

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Is God Your Captain?

Is God Your Captain

Lets take a look at Joshua’s first victory at Jericho.  At this point the people in Jericho were afraid of the Israelites. They knew how powerful God was, and that God was on the side of the Israelites.  They had known what God did for the Israelites with the Red …

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