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Benaiah was one of King David’s ‘mighty men’. His résumé reads: ‘Benaiah…was a valiant fighter…He…went down into a pit on a snowy day and killed a lion.’ That’s what is called ‘courage with cold feet’. The...

The Bible says: ‘The Philistines…made a raid on the Valley of Rephaim. And David inquired of God saying, “Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will You deliver them into my hand?” The Lord said to him, “Go up, for I will deliver them into your hand.” So...

Try as you may, you will never fulfil a dream that is not your own. Stop and think about your personal history. How have your plans, goals and desires been influenced by others? Is it possible your dreams are the result of who your parents think you are? Who others think you are? Who you wish...

David’s father didn’t think he was qualified to be Israel’s next king. So when Samuel came looking for a successor to King Saul, he presented his oldest son Eliab, who was a general in the army. Samuel was impressed. ‘…Samuel saw Eliab and thought, “Surely...

Forming a negative opinion based on appearance takes less than twenty seconds. As Thelma Wells says: ‘It’s easy to do when someone doesn’t look, sound, shake hands, or think like you. However, John says, “…Anyone who does not love his brother…cannot love God...

Colleen Alden writes: ‘I’m single…The kind of companionship I ache for…I don’t have. This feeling drives me to seek God…Why am I single when I long to love and be loved?…Though it’s pointless to use our limited understanding to critique God...

If you’ve ever packed up and moved to another house, you may remember saying, ‘This is the last time I’m moving!’ Now you know how Joshua felt moving almost two million people into a new homeland. And they did it on foot. So God told Joshua two things: 1) ‘Be...

Can you imagine how Joshua felt stepping into Moses’ shoes? He needed assurance, so God told him: 1) ‘I will give you every place where you set your foot.’ In other words, just step out in faith and claim it. It’s yours, if you’re willing to walk towards it...

God said to Joshua: ‘Moses my servant is dead. Now then…get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I am about to give [you]…I will give you every place where you set your foot, as I promised Moses. Your territory will extend from the desert to Lebanon, and from the...

Micca Monda Campbell writes: ‘Have you ever secretly compared your spouse to another man or woman…or wished they were more thoughtful…more spiritual…a better dresser? If you have, let me reassure you the grass isn’t greener on the other side. That man doesn...