Tag: Moses

Less is More

This catchy saying used in different lines of work applies in the spiritual realm as well. Words. Since the tongue is the source of so many of our troubles, it makes sense to limit its use. In general the less we say the less trouble we cause and the more good we accomplish. “He that hath…

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Snowflakes in the Desert

Snow falls when conditions are just right. One of these is low pressure in the air. Another is cold temperature. Moisture combines with these conditions to give us some of the most beautiful scenery in all of God’s creation. It is frustrating to see that the word “snowflake” has come to mean something ugly. Now…

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“Give Me This Hill Country”

Caleb, son of Jephunneh, of the tribe of Judah, was a man of great faith.  After spying out the land of Canaan with the other eleven spies, he returned confident that the Israelites could solve the problem of conquering the land of Canaan.  In spite of the ten who vehemently disagreed with him and Joshua,…

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Backbone or Yellow Streak?

Following the death of Moses, God spoke to Joshua and gave instructions concerning leading the children of Israel into the promised land.  Four times in the first chapter and many times thereafter, Joshua and the people are told to, “Be strong and of good courage.”  Strength and courage were qualities that were essential if they…

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