Clues to God’s Promises!

Joshua 6:6-17, Common English Bible

What (or who) typically gets in the way of you expecting God’s promises to happen?  Jericho represents what gets in the way of God’s miracles.  Distraction, disobedience and disbelief can disrupt our trust in God’s promises.  Everyone has a Jericho moment in life.  We stop believing that God can do what God said.  Early on in the book of Joshua, God promises Joshua, “I am giving you every place where you set foot, exactly as I promised Moses.”  Joshua 1:3 CEB

Recall the Prayer of Promise!
Throughout the Bible there are clues to the promises of God.  These clues are reaffirmation of God’s promises in our lives, but the clues must be strictly adhered to for the promises to be fulfilled.  While looking for these clues, ask, “Is there a limit to God’s power?”  If we say “No” then God calls us to…

 

Follow God Regardless!
He (Joshua) said, to the people, “Go forward.  Circle the city.  Let the armed soldiers go in front of the Lord’s chest.”   Joshua 6:7

Listen faithfully to God!
“Joshua ordered the people, ‘Don’t shout.  Don’t let your voice be heard.  Don’t let a word come out of your mouth until the day I tell you, ‘Shout!’  Then Shout!’”   Joshua 6:10

Know your role in God’s Deliverance!
The seventh time, the priests blew the trumpets.  Then Joshua said to the people, “Shout, because the LORD has given you the city.”   Joshua 6:16

W.O.W., the Words of Wisdom,
“Pray then Praise through the Promise!”

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