You Shall Possess The Land

"For ye shall pass over Jordan to go in to possess the land which the LORD your God giveth you, and ye shall possess it, and dwell therein. And ye shall observe to do all the statutes and judgments which I set before you this day."  Deuteronomy 11:31-32  (KJB) REFERENCES: Deuteronomy 11; Joshua 1:11; 3:13-17; …

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Day Sixteen – Take Possession

Today's reading for our 90 day journey is Joshua 12 - 24. Let us look back a moment to chapter 10 verses 12-14 You will note that Joshua spoke to the LORD, and gave command for the sun to stand still.  Now from a human point of view that would be impossible; but our God …

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I Will Hear What God the LORD Will Speak

"LORD, Thou hast been favourable unto Thy land: Thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob.  Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of Thy people, Thou hast covered all their sin. Selah. Thou hast taken away all Thy wrath: Thou hast turned from the fierceness of Thine anger.  Turn us, O God of our salvation, and …

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There Is Much Work Left to Do

"And the whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled together at Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle of the congregation there. And the land was subdued before them.  And there remained among the children of Israel seven tribes, which had not yet received their inheritance.  And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, How …

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Subdued Before the LORD

The following is GOD'S promise to the tribes of Gad, Reuben, and the half tribe of Manasseh.  They had chosen to stay on the east side of Jordan, but made the promise that they would cross Jordan and fight for the land alongside their brethren. This is both a promise for their keeping their oath; …

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Luke 14:25-35

"And there went great multitudes with Him: and He turned, and said unto them, 'If any come to Me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple. And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after Me, cannot …

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The Attention Jesus Will Receive

It is my heart to believe that according to the writings of the prophets that the kingdoms of Judah and Israel have been one since their return from Babylonian captivity.  For one I cannot think of a single time they are referred to as a divided people in the Gospels or all the New Testament. …

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The Land of Your Birth

I am the God of Bethel, where thou anointedst the pillar, and where thou vowedst a vow unto Me: now arise, get thee out from this land, and return unto the land of thy kindred. Genesis 31:13 (KJV) Laban, Jacob's father in law was beginning to get uneasy for Jacob to live with.  God had …

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What the LORD Will Do

Before we get to the verses for the day let us consider what has led up to this point. Jerusalem has fallen, the temple destroyed, the poor of the land, along with the prophet Jeremiah have been left in the land by Nebuzaradan (39:11-18).  The people have come to Jeremiah asking him to pray to …

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