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Jericho

Posted: October 21, 2016 in Jericho

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The walls came down.

It was not the constant march around the city for a week.

It was not the mighty shout from the armies of the Lord.

It was not the blaring of the trumpets in triumphant salute to God.

It was the mighty power of the Living God, the undefeated strength of The God of heaven and earth. It was the work of the gracious Spirit who struck the hearts of the enemy with fear.

But, there was also the obedience of God’s people, who did what God required of them every day.

We all will have our personal Jericho’s. There will be insurmountable odds against us, and sufferings so great that we cannot face them, but if we are trusting in the Lord, we will overcome, in His power.

We need to belong to this God. We need to have our sins dealt with bow our knees to His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. Nothing else will do- no one else will do.

There is no salvation apart from Him.

“All the silver and gold and the articles of bronze and iron are sacred to the Lord and must go into his treasury.” Joshua 6:19

Everything belongs to the Lord, all glory and worship. The conquests we experience are because of His hand in our circumstances. All adoration is His, for he is the all-together lovely one…