Note to self:
- God’s promises never fail.
Joshua is not far from death and spends his time telling his fellow Israelites of what God has done. He encourages them–be strong, be careful to obey; he warns them–don’t turn away, be careful of the snares and traps of falling away; he reminds them–God’s promises never fail.
- He uses difficulties to build endurance, not to break.
“If you have raced with men on foot and they have worn you out, how can you compete with horses? If you stumble in safe country, how will you manage in the thickets by the Jordan?” Jeremiah 12:5
- Nothing is impossible with God.
When Peter saw this, he said to them: “Men of Israel, why does this surprise you? Why do you stare at us as if by our own power or godliness we had made this man walk?” Acts 3:12
Thank you, Lord, for promises kept, for strength in trials, for giving me opportunities to bless you, and for the many, many miracles accomplished daily in your name. Amen.