Joshua: Taking the Land
Moses brought the people to the edge of Canaan. Joshua brought them into the land.
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I have begun everything with the idea that I could succeed, and I never had much patience with the multitudes of people who are always ready to explain why one cannot succeed.
– Booker T. Washington (1856–1915)
The time had come for Joshua to take over the leadership from Moses. There were new challenges and giants ahead. Joshua now had to fully own his beliefs and the position he had inherited.
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“The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried.” – G.K. Chesterton, in What’s Wrong with the World
The problem is not new. People begin in the faith but don’t finish. Today’s passage gives us the classic example.