June 30 2013 “Discerning of Spirits and Holy Ground”

Prior to Joshua leading Israel in taking the city of Jericho, his spiritual eyes were open to see a man with a sword drawn.  Joshua asked, are you for us or the adversaries.  Surprisingly, the answer was neither  but “as the Captain of the Host, I have come.”  Most people believe this to be a … Continue reading

June 29 “Cleansed and Possessed”

Prior to entering the land of Promise and taking the first city Jericho, God commanded Joshua to have the children of Israel cleanse themselves.  Before we will ever see our cities transformed, transformation must begin with us. Canaan land had to be judged because of their idolatrous and sensuous behaviors.  Israel would have to cleanse … Continue reading

June 28 “Words that Change your World”

Joshua 1:8    This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.        To meditate is … Continue reading

June 27 “Sole Possession”

It is recorded in Joshua 1:3 “Every place that the soul of your foot will tread upon, I have given you, as I said to Moses”.  God is telling Joshua that He had been working on this project to bring Israel into their possession for quite a while.  He had told Moses the same words … Continue reading

June 26 “New Level, New Devil”

God was preparing His people to become giant slayers.  They had been slaves for many years and more recently they wandered about due to unbelief for 40 years.  Now they were a prepared people under the leadership of a military man named Joshua.  Joshua knew the challenges of invading, conquering and occupying the land of … Continue reading

June 25 “End of an Era”

Yesterday’s post spoke of envisioning a dream for your city and how to involve God in the dream becoming a reality.  Today let me speak to you about our part in seeing a dream coming true.    In Josh 1:2 God spoke and said, “Moses my servant is dead”.  Now what He spoke was an … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 “A Dream Land”

Every farmer who is serious about his business desires rich soil and plenty of water that guarantees a good harvest.  God promised such a land to Israel in Deuteronomy 11:10-12  “10 For the land which you go to possess is not like the land of Egypt from which you have come, where you sowed your seed … Continue reading

June 23 2013 “Your City”

Sunday Prayer Focus 6/23/13         “Your City” Have you ever considered the fact that the city in which you worship is a possession that the Lord has for you?  The land of Canaan was the territory given to Israel following their release from Egyptian slavery.  It was never intended to be that way but it took … Continue reading

For Our Good

We get a driver’s permit and then a license to drive.  Sometime guys read the directions before they attempt to put together furniture, bicycles, etc.  At other times they just begin putting parts together and the thing just doesn’t look right or perform right. Well, listen to these words from Deuteronomy 10:12-13 – ” And now, … Continue reading

A Break That Can Be Fixed

We hate to hear the words from a repairman, “It can’t be fixed.”  With God those words are never for those who believe in Him.  God is able to fix anything spiritual, financial, emotional, physical, relational – whatever the challenge might be if we just take steps in the right direction. King David of old … Continue reading