Come Out Of The Winepress
on November 27th, 2022
The angel of the LORD came and sat down under the oak tree in Ophrah that belonged to Joash the Abiezrite, where his son Gideon was threshing wheat in a winepress to keep it from the Midianites. When the angel of the LORD appeared to Gideon, he said, "The LORD is with you, Mighty Warrior.""Pardon me, my lord," Gideon replied, "but if the LORD is with us, why has all this happened to us?  Where are...  Read More
Don't Be Afraid When God Diminishes The Force
on November 26th, 2022
The LORD said to Gideon, "You have too many men, I cannot deliver Midian into their hands, or Israel would boast against me, 'My own strength has saved me.'  . . . So twenty-two thousand men left, while ten thousand remained.But the LORD said to Gideon, "There are still too many men. Take them down to the water, and I will thin them out for you there. If I say, "This one shall go with you, he shal...  Read More
Are You Prepared To Tear Down the False Altars?
on November 25th, 2022
So Gideon built an altar to the LORD there and called it The LORD is Peace.  . . . That same night the LORD said to him, "Take the second bull from your father's herd, the one seven years old. Tear down your father's altar to Baal and cut down the Asherah pole beside it. Then build a proper kind of altar to the LORD your God on the top of this height. Using the wood of the Asherah pole that you cu...  Read More
The Power of An Offering
on November 24th, 2022
Gideon replied,  "If I have found favor in your eyes, give me a sign that it is really you talking to me. Please do not go away until I come back and bring my offering and set it before you." And the LORD said, "I will wait until you return."Gideon went inside, prepared a young goat, and from an ephah of flour he made bread without yeast.   . . . he brought them out and offered them to him under t...  Read More
You Are Stronger Than You Think
on November 23rd, 2022
The Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD, and for seven years He gave them into the hands of the Midianites.  [The MIdianites] . . . so impoverished the Israelites that they cried out to the LORD for help.  . . . The angel of the LORD came and sat under the oak in Ophrah that belonged to Joash the Abiezrite, where his son Gideon was threshing wheat in a winepress to keep it from the Midiani...  Read More
The Amazing Compassion of God
on November 22nd, 2022
Joshua son of Nun, the servant of the LORD, died at the age of a hundred and ten.  . . . After that whole generation had been gathered to their ancestors, another generation grew up who knew neither the LORD nor what He had done for Israel. Then the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD and served the Baals.  . . .They followed and worshiped various gods of the peoples around them. They arou...  Read More
The Beginning Of The End
on November 21st, 2022
The angel of the LORD went up from Gilgal to Bokim and said, "I brought you up out of Egypt and led you into the land I swore to give to your ancestors. I said, 'I will never break my covenant with you, and you shall not make a covenant with the people of this land, but you shall break down their altars.' Yet you have disobeyed me. Why have you done this?And I have also said, 'I will not drive the...  Read More
Choose Whom You Will Serve
on November 20th, 2022
Then Joshua assembled all the tribes of Israel at Shechem. He summoned the elders, leaders, judges and officials of Israel, and they presented themselves before God. Joshua said to all the people, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: . . . "I gave you a land on which you did not toil and cities you did not build; and you live in them and eat from vineyards and olive groves that you did...  Read More
God Will Never Fail You.
on November 19th, 2022
So the LORD gave Israel all the land He had sworn to give their ancestors, and they took possession of it and settled there. The LORD gave them rest on every side, just as He had sworn to their ancestors. Not one of their enemies withstood them; the LORD gave all their enemies into their hands. Not one of all the LORD's good promises to Israel failed; every one was fulfilled.  Joshua 21:43-45. Not...  Read More
You Are Strong Enough to Drive Out the Enemy
on November 18th, 2022
The people of Joseph said to Joshua, "Why have you given us only one allotment and one portion for an inheritance? We are a numerous people, and the LORD had blessed us abundantly.""If you are so numerous," Joshua answered, "and if the hill country of Ephraim is too small for you, go up into the forest and clear land for yourselves there in the land of the Perizzites and Rephaites." The people of ...  Read More
I am Ready To Possess My Inheritance
on November 17th, 2022
A delegation from the tribe of Judah, led by Caleb . . . came to Joshua at Gilgal. Caleb said to Joshua, "Remember what the LORD said to Moses, the man of God, about you and me when we were at Kadesh-barnea. I was forty years old when Moses, the servant of the LORD, sent me . . . to explore the land of Canaan. I returned and gave an honest report, but my brothers who went with me frightened the pe...  Read More
Hamstring Their Horses And Burn Their Chariots
on November 16th, 2022
All these kings and their lands Joshua conquered in one campaign, because the LORD, the God of Israel, fought for Israel.  When Jabin king of Hazor heard of this, he sent word to Jobab king of Madon, to the kings of Shimron and Akshaph, and to the northern kings who were in the mountains . . .  They came out with all their troops and a large number of horses and chariots -- a huge army, as numerou...  Read More