“Be Strong & Courageous”

Joshua 1:1

  1 After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, the LORD said to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ assistant, 2 and “Moses my servant is dead. Now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, you and all this people, into the land that I am giving to them, to the people of Israel.

AWhen one generation dies out God will rise up the next generation of those who are willing to be a carrier of His presence of His Word to be a light unto this World.

 B. The message of Jesus Christ cannot stop, will not stop. Must be carried out

 3 Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given to you, just as I promised to Moses. 4 From the wilderness and this Lebanon as far as the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites to the Great Sea toward the going down of the sun shall be your territory.

A. He has given us the destination, but to achieve me must fight the good fight of faith along the way.

 5 No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you or forsake you.

A. With Christ all things are possible, He is our strong tower our power rests in Him, though the enemy will attack,it’s not by might, nor by power but by My spirit saith the Lord, that you shall have victory over that battle.

 6 Be strong and courageous, for you shall cause this people to inherit the land that I swore to their fathers to give them.

A. He was encouraging Joshua to be strong, courageous at a moment’s notice.

 7 Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may have good success wherever you go.

 A. Any obstacle that you may come across, do not back down, do not fall back, do not shut up, do not sit down, do not stop, do not quit. By all means do not look back.

 8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it.

A. Proverbs 3:3 – “Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.”

B. If you obey Me, I will bless you; if you keep my Word no weapon formed against you shall prosper.

~ OBEDIENCE IS KEY ~

So many want the blessing’s of God, but has a contrary walk with the Word of God. Only by applying it to the life, we can walk it out by faith.

~ Be Ready, Stay Focused, & Never Look Back ~

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