The people had spent two years in the desert. They had crossed the red sea, built the Tabernacle of the Lord. Heard the Law, been given the Ten Commandments. Understood the promise of the Lord. When the Lord spoke to them:
“Ye have dwelt long enough in this mount: Turn you, and take your journey, and go to the mount of the Amorites, Behold, I have set the land before you: go in and possess the land which the Lord sware unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give unto them and to their seed after them.”
The promise is for you, right now, you’ve waited long enough, go and possess the land. So what did they do? Go possess the land?
Of course not, they sent in spies first, you know, to search out the way to go. If they had only believed and obeyed the Lord, they would have saved themselves 38 more years of getting nowhere fast.
He could be speaking to us today. The promise is ours, right now, today, for whosoever will.
We have been long enough in this world. Go, separate yourselves from the masses, possess the promise.
Begin eternity today, study the Word, Pray, Praise learn to submit yourself to God, Worship. Discover the Peace that passes understanding, the Joy unspeakable and full of Glory, find your refuge, your fortress, your God. In Him can you trust.
The answers we need are found in the Creator (Elohim, Jesus), not the creation. Quit looking to people to save, help, provide or comfort you.
If Noah found grace (Salvation ) in the eyes of the Lord, (Jehovah, the Father), if he was just and perfect in his generation, it was because he walked with God. (Elohim, Jesus ).
We need to Walk with Jesus. This is why we were Saved from sin and death. It is what the Lord desires, a people who recognize and understand that He is.
He is everything I desire. He is everything I need. All I want is to know Him. To know He is and He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him.
We must seek the Lord while He may be found.
Set our face like flint towards the Lord.
Call upon Him while He is near.
He will answer and show us great and mighty things.
I am ready for some great and mighty things to happen. If I could only conquer that evil heart of unbelief that kept the Hebrews from entering the promise. That has kept me from praying and seeing the Power of God in my life and Church.
If we only believed, Jesus said we could and would do mighty things. That signs would follow. There is something wrong with the way we believe.
The church, Gods people are not victorious, conquerors, the masters of our faith. We don’t really believe the promise because we don’t have the relationship.
Know this: He will keep us in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. I will wait upon the Lord, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.
The Lord had them 40 years in the wilderness: so thou shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.
He is looking for the same things in us today: Are we humble? Has He proved us, do we know what is in our hearts? Will we keep His commandments, are we obedient children?
Lord help me to be the man you have called me to be. I believe Lord, help my unbelief.
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