Peace has come to the land and while much is left to be done, the old warrior and leader, Joshua is tired and ready to pass on. These are his last words, spoken deeply and powerfully by a leader who loves his people, but unfortunately also knows them. He knows they have short memories and he is aware that they have a tendency to want to rebel and choose other gods. He is already observing things in their lives that concern him. So, as any good leader on his way out would, he calls them together for one last hopeful call to be faithful and his words are helpful for us as well.Read More
There are some things in life you do only once; like ride your bike straight into a parked car. It is painful when you fall and embarrassing if people saw you. Your thoughts were wandering and you forgot what you were doing. Now the scrapes and bumps remind you – pay attention!
The psalmist reflects on wandering and the cost of it in verse 67.Read More promises, steadfastness, wandering