Get Ready (Joshua 1:1-6)

_Tell the people, ‘Get your supplies ready.'_

Joshua 1:1-6

We might be tempted to think that the mission of God was completed and closed when Jesus died on the cross and victoriously rose from the dead. Continue reading

What Report Are You Following? (Joshua 2:22-24), Part 6 of “Get Ready”

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Joshua 2:22-24

Fairfax Community Church was preparing to sell their building. They were literally located on a dead-end street. Continue reading

Crossing Jordans (Joshua 3:6-8, 14-17), Part 7 of “Get Ready”

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Joshua 3:6-8, 14-17

The water licked their sandaled feet. You could hear the roar of the rushing waters. Their feet were ankle deep. Continue reading

Grace in an Unexpected Place (Joshua 2:1-21), Part 5 of “Get Ready”

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Joshua 2:1-21

It was the strangest of sights. Bird enthusiast from places as far as Wisconsin and Indiana flocked to see it. Continue reading

Be Strong and Courageous (Joshua 1:16-18), Part 4 of “Get Ready”

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Joshua 1:16-18

As a federal prosecutor for Brazil’s public ministry, Delton Dellagnol wanted to make his home country a better place. The Brazilian justice system was broken and ineffective. The most powerful were immune to criminal prosecution. Continue reading

Prepare Provisions (Joshua 1:10-11), Part 3 of “Get Ready”

_Tell the people, ‘Get your supplies ready.'_

Joshua 1:10-11

After the attack on the naval fleet in Pearl Harbor in 1941, the nation united behind the war effort. Continue reading

Keep this Book of the Law (Joshua 1:7-8), Part 2 of “Get Ready”

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Two weeks before the Christmas of 1995, the sky turned red in Lowell, Massachusetts. A devastating fire was consuming the Malden Mills textile factory. By morning, all that remained was ashes. Continue reading