Tag - Promised Land

Keep Going Strong!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Numbers 34:19 These are their names: Caleb son of Jephunneh, from the tribe of Judah. O-bservation: When Moses was nearing the end of his life, the Lord told him that as the people of Israel entered Canaan, they were to set boundaries for all of the tribes. This was to establish the region the Lord wanted the Israeli territory to extend to. He told Moses to name the following leaders of each tribe to assign the land to the people. The first name mentioned from the tribe of Judah was Caleb. A-pplication: Caleb was there when...

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It’s Not Enough To Make The Devil Your Servant

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Judges 1:28 When Israel became strong, they pressed the Canaanites into forced labor but never drove them out completely. O-bservation: God had made a promise to Abraham that one day not only would his offspring be like the sands of the seashore, but his offspring would have a promised land. It was nearly 700 years before that happened, but it happened! Once Joshua had conquered the territory God had called a promised land, the Israelites turned their foes into their slaves but did not do away with them. They made their enemies their slaves,...

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How Long?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Joshua 18:3 So Joshua said to the Israelites: “How long will you wait before you begin to take possession of the land that the Lord, the God of your ancestors, has given you?" O-bservation: After the Israelites had marched into Jericho, it was still quite a while before each tribe finally subdued the territories they were allotted by Joshua. Finally, he asked seven of the tribes, "How Long are you going to take to do what God wants you to do?" A-pplication: Too often in my own life I've waited and waited for the Lord to...

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Their Protection Is Gone!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Numbers 14:9c Their protection is gone, but the Lord is with us. Do not be afraid of them. O-bservation: Joshua and Caleb had come back from searching out the Promised Land with ten other Israeli spies. They were the only two who were positive. The other ten spies said there's no way. The people believed the negative report, but Joshua and Caleb said, "Their Protection Is Gone, we can defeat them.” A-pplication: In life, it always comes down to whose report will you believe? The twelve spies Moses had selected to spy out the land of...

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But … Who Made The Promise?

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Exodus 6:9 Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and harsh labor. O-bservation: After 400 years of slavery, God sent Moses, His prophet, to speak to the people. Moses told them to get ready because the Lord was going to deliver them from the Egyptians and give them their "Promised Land." The Bible says the Israelites didn't listen to him. A-pplication: It's true the Israelites were worn out. After 400 years of slavery, anybody on the planet would be discouraged and feel overworked, because they were....

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