Accursed Things (Joshua 7:10-15)

So the LORD said to Joshua: “Get up! Why do you like thus on your face? Israel has sinned, and they have also transgressed My covenant which I commanded them. For they have even taken some of the accursed things, and have both stolen and deceived; and they have also put it among their own stuff. Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies, because they have become doomed to destruction. Neither will I be with you anymore, unless you destroy the accused from among you. “Get up, sanctify the people, and […]

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Illogical Obedience

“That can’t possibly be God talking to me.  That doesn’t make sense, it’s not logical.”  Have you ever caught yourself thinking that or something like it?  I have and unfortunately I do it quite often.  But this week the Lord reminded me that obedience to Him takes faith. Always.  And faith means we believe even though we may not understand.  Consider these two passages from Luke: When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” But Simon answered and said to Him, […]

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