Thursday's Thought

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Thursday, July 5, 2007

Too Big to Overcome

     Ten of the twelve men sent by Moses to spy out the land of Canaan wilted at the sight of giants. They reported "... we became like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight." However, Joshua and Caleb said, "If the Lord is pleased with us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us--a land which flows with milk and honey."

Numbers 13:33, 14:8

     When most of the Israelites saw Goliath they were filled with fear. However, David, seeing Goliath, didn't fear. He said to King Saul, "Let no man's heart fail on account of him; your servant will go and fight with this Philistine."

1 Samuel 17:32

     Joshua and Caleb were the only spies who didn't fear the giants. David was the only one willing to meet the giant. Why just these three men? What separated them from the rest of the people? Joshua, Caleb, and David trusted in God to do the seemingly impossible.

Lesson Learned

When obstacles appear too big to overcome, we must not let our understanding limit what God said He would do and can do for us.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding.

Proverbs 3:5

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