Step In

“How long will I stand here on the wrong bank waiting and praying for God to take that thing, that barrier away? When will I step in? When will I tackle it head on? God is willing to shake heaven and earth to bring me over. He is just waiting for me to get my feet wet. What does that step of faith look for me? How about you?”

 

Beejai is someone I have read for a long time. Don’t always agree – and there is nothing that says any of us should all the time. Yet … Beejai writes good – and this piece “extracting the juice” from Joshua is so relevant right now today – kind of “wow ” relevant! Thank you.

 

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THE RIVER WALK

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But as soon as the feet of the priests who were carrying the Ark touched the water at the river’s edge, the water above that point began backing up a great distance away at a town called Adam, which is near Zarethan. And the water below that point flowed on to the Dead Sea until the riverbed was dry. Then all the people crossed over near the town of Jericho. (Joshua 3:15-16)

Read: Joshua 3:1-4:24, Luke 14:7-35, Psalm 80:1-19, Proverbs 12:27-28

Relate: In 1927 there was an earthquake near the city of Jericho at about three in the afternoon. This quake took down some hotels killing a few people and destroyed the major bridge that allowed traffic to move from one side of the other. The cliffs along the banks of the Jordan river also collapsed and for twenty-one hours there was no water flowing from that point all the way down to the…

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