You can be a hero for God!

Joshua 15 The Faithful CalebToday we have Hollywood, which tries to show us brave men and women in movies like Braveheart, but nothing compares to the “movie” God reveals to us in the book of Joshua with the hero Caleb. He and Joshua alone had believed God and was promised that he would see the […]

Stay Alert!

Joshua 9-11 When Jesus was in the Garden on the night of his betrayal, he cautioned the disciples to “stay alert lest you fall into temptation.” [Mk 14:34] To stay alert means: Vigilantly attentive; watchful. Unfortunately, when we have just faced an enemy, as Joshua had, and are successful beyond our wildest imaginations, we are […]

Acknowledge God

Deut 33-34, Psalm 91 How comforting to know that God has angelic warriors around us in the past and even now when we do not understand or fear the unknown. Moses knew this truth: his faithfulness is like a shield surrounding us when the terrors of the day or night happen. God will order His […]


Deut 30-32 and Ps 90 What are my choices today? What is your legacy; what will you leave behind when the time comes for you to enter eternity? Moses inaugurates Joshua to lead, and he challenges him to choose life which is really to choose God and His ways. He didn’t challenge him to work harder, be stronger, […]

The Folly of Hypocrisy

Deut 29 God’s plan is pretty simple: obedience leads to blessing,  and disobedience leads to curses. Ironically we are much like the Israelites, a stubborn people. Hypocritically, we want to come to God on our terms, not His, and then we wonder why we are faced with such grievous lives. Deut 29:19 “It shall be […]