I'm so glad you are here! I hope during your visit you get a glimpse of God's heart for we become what we are gazing at. I want to be a blessing to you so I've made these Resources available to you and have the Missional blog tab for practical ideas of how to live on mission right where you are. Currently I am writing my way through Judges sharing glimpses of God's heart and character for a weekday devotional. To check out the entire series so far head on over the the Judges Devotional.
And have you had a chance to link up your blog posts and read the other great ones linked up for Faith Filled Friday?
Then the five men departed and came to Laish and saw the people who were there, how they lived in security, after the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and unsuspecting, lacking nothing that is in the earth and possessing wealth, and how they were far from the Sidonians and had no dealings with anyone. And when they came to their brothers at Zorah and Eshtaol, their brothers said to them, "What do you report?" They said, "Arise, and let us go up against them, for we have seen the land, and behold, it is very good. And will you do nothing? Do not be slow to go, to enter in and possess the land. As soon as you go, you will come to an unsuspecting people. The land is spacious, for God has given it into your hands, a place where there is no lack of anything that is in the earth." Judges 18:7-10
All around us we see people doing evil things and getting away with it. What gives you hope when you see that?
God had given land to the Danites but they didn't take it. They experienced a little bit of opposition and gave up (How often we do that too, and cover with "it must not be God's will"). But then they outgrow their measly land they settled for and are looking for the bigger and better. When we settle for less than what God has the shiny always wears off and leaves us yet to pursue another thing. When feeding the flesh it's helpful to know that it will never