Actions begin in the heart. If we believe what God says is true, we will take the necessary steps to complete that faith.
Caleb showed his faith when he boldly asked for what he was to inherit. Acsah showed her faith when she boldly asked to inherit something else that was good. Will you boldly show your faith the next time you ask God for something?
Now that they have done the hard work of fighting and conquering land, Israel now faces a new kind of challenge: To inhabit the land.
where God has a mouth to speak and a hand to write we should find an ear to hear an eye to read
ALL of scripture is inspired by God and worthy for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness (2 Timothy 3:16).
And yet, the Lord said to Joshua - "Do not be afraid of them. By this time tomorrow I will hand all of them over to Israel as dead men” (11:6). So Israel traveled to the water near Merom and attacked suddenly. And the Lord gave them victory over their enemies.
“Do not be afraid of them,” the Lord said to Joshua, “for I have given you victory over them. Not a single one of them will be able to stand up to you.”
We promised them in the presence of the God of Israel. We can’t lay a hand on them now. But we can do this: We will let them live so we don’t get blamed for breaking our promise.
God said to Joshua, “Don’t be timid and don’t so much as hesitate.