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The Fight Isn't Over

Joshua 8:18 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Stretch out the spear that is in thy hand toward Ai; for I will give it into thine hand.

Joshua had led the Jews across the Jordan River into the Promised Land. The next order of business was to conquer the indiginous peoples. It was a horrible business; God had commanded that they destroy not only their enemies, but also their property.

Joshua 13:1 Now Joshua was old and stricken in years; and the LORD said unto him, Thou art old and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet very much land to be possessed.

There were many exhausting battles. Joshua and the Israelites quit before they had conquered the entire region. They only realized part of their dream and God's plan for His people.

They were weary of fighting and just wanted some peace and quiet. Instead, they had to settle for the little they had gained, and a lifetime of strife and wars for what was rightfully theirs by the Father.

We all lose heart from the fight, and long for a …

The Best is Right Now

John 2:1-11 And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there: And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine. Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come. His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it. And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece. Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to the brim. And he saith unto them, Draw out now, and bear unto the governor of the feast. And they bare it. When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was: (but the servants which drew the water knew;) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom, And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; a…

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