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Month: November 2019

The word of God would lead the people in their new land (cf. Deuteronomy 27:1-10).

The word of God would lead the people in their new land (cf. Deuteronomy 27:1-10).

BibleGateway: Joshua 8:30-35 ESV Text: Joshua 8:30-35 Joshua 8:30–35 (Listen) Joshua Renews the Covenant 30 At that time Joshua built an altar to the LORD, the God of Israel, on Mount Ebal, 31 just as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded the people of Israel, as it is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, “an altar of uncut stones, upon which no man has wielded an iron tool.” And they offered on it burnt offerings to the…

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The Lord did not just lead them to the promised land in order to leave them on their own, but He raised His mighty arm to fight for them and protect them.

The Lord did not just lead them to the promised land in order to leave them on their own, but He raised His mighty arm to fight for them and protect them.

BibleGateway: Joshua 6:1-20 ESV Text: Joshua 6:1-20 Joshua 6:1–20 (Listen) The Fall of Jericho 6:1 Now Jericho was shut up inside and outside because of the people of Israel. None went out, and none came in. 2 And the LORD said to Joshua, “See, I have given Jericho into your hand, with its king and mighty men of valor. 3 You shall march around the city, all the men of war going around the city once. Thus shall you do for six days….

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Oh give thanks for the Lord’s preservation of the people of Israel and for His preservation of us too!

Oh give thanks for the Lord’s preservation of the people of Israel and for His preservation of us too!

BibleGateway: Joshua 5:10-12 ESV Text: Joshua 5:10-12 Joshua 5:10–12 (Listen) First Passover in Canaan 10 While the people of Israel were encamped at Gilgal, they kept the Passover on the fourteenth day of the month in the evening on the plains of Jericho. 11 And the day after the Passover, on that very day, they ate of the produce of the land, unleavened cakes and parched grain. 12 And the manna ceased the day after they ate of the produce of the land….

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What do you do to help you remember what the Lord has done for you?

What do you do to help you remember what the Lord has done for you?

BibleGateway: Joshua 4:1-9 ESV Text: Joshua 4:1-9 Joshua 4:1–9 (Listen) Twelve Memorial Stones from the Jordan 4:1 When all the nation had finished passing over the Jordan, the LORD said to Joshua, 2 “Take twelve men from the people, from each tribe a man, 3 and command them, saying, ‘Take twelve stones from here out of the midst of the Jordan, from the very place where the priests’ feet stood firmly, and bring them over with you and lay them down in the…

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Have confidence in God and keep yourselves from the wickedness of the world.

Have confidence in God and keep yourselves from the wickedness of the world.

BibleGateway: 1 John 5:6-21 ESV Text: 1 John 5:6-21 1 John 5:6–21 (Listen) Testimony Concerning the Son of God 6 This is he who came by water and blood—Jesus Christ; not by the water only but by the water and the blood. And the Spirit is the one who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth. 7 For there are three that testify: 8 the Spirit and the water and the blood; and these three agree. 9 If we receive the testimony of men,…

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The one who loves is one who has been born of God and has already overcome the world. Lord, help us to show our faith by acts of love.

The one who loves is one who has been born of God and has already overcome the world. Lord, help us to show our faith by acts of love.

BibleGateway: 1 John 4:12-5:5 ESV Text: 1 John 4:12-5:5 1 John 4:12–5:5 (Listen) 12 No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us. 13 By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. 15 Whoever confesses that Jesus…

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God is love, so naturally He works in us that we love one another.

God is love, so naturally He works in us that we love one another.

BibleGateway: 1 John 3:24-4:11 ESV Text: 1 John 3:24-4:11 1 John 3:24–4:11 (Listen) 24 Whoever keeps his commandments abides in God,1 and God2 in him. And by this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us. Test the Spirits 4:1 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God:…

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The ark of the Lord went before the Israelites and opened the way across the Jordan. Similarly, it is the Lord who opens the way to our promised land of heaven.

The ark of the Lord went before the Israelites and opened the way across the Jordan. Similarly, it is the Lord who opens the way to our promised land of heaven.

BibleGateway: Joshua 3:7-17 ESV Text: Joshua 3:7-17 Joshua 3:7–17 (Listen) 7 The LORD said to Joshua, “Today I will begin to exalt you in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that, as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. 8 And as for you, command the priests who bear the ark of the covenant, ‘When you come to the brink of the waters of the Jordan, you shall stand still in the Jordan.’” 9 And Joshua said…

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Love is a matter of doing, not just of saying we will do.

Love is a matter of doing, not just of saying we will do.

BibleGateway: 1 John 3:16-23 ESV Text: 1 John 3:16-23 1 John 3:16–23 (Listen) 16 By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers. 17 But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him? 18 Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth. 19 By…

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A believer in Christ does not go on sinning without any repentance. May the Spirit always enable us to confess our sin and trust in Jesus for forgiveness.

A believer in Christ does not go on sinning without any repentance. May the Spirit always enable us to confess our sin and trust in Jesus for forgiveness.

BibleGateway: 1 John 3:4-15 ESV Text: 1 John 3:4-15 1 John 3:4–15 (Listen) 4 Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. 5 You know that he appeared in order to take away sins, and in him there is no sin. 6 No one who abides in him keeps on sinning; no one who keeps on sinning has either seen him or known him. 7 Little children, let no one deceive you. Whoever practices righteousness is righteous, as he…

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