Always True to His Word

They gave Moses this account: “We went into the land to which you sent us, and it does flow with milk and honey! Here is its fruit. But the people who live there are powerful, and the cities are fortified and very large”… Then Caleb silenced the people before Moses and said, “We should go up and take possession of the land, for we can certainly do it.”

(Numbers 13:27-28, 30 NIV)

Moses sent twelve spies to explore the land that God had promised to His people. While ten of the spies gave a negative report that frightened the people, the other two spies – Caleb and Joshua – gave a positive one. They believed that the land was theirs. Sadly, the people listened to the report of the ten spies, and thus forfeited entering the land. Although we shouldn’t be ignorant of certain facts, we should also not overlook what God has promised to do. Yes, powerful people did dwell in the Promised Land, but as Caleb and Joshua rightfully declared, with God’s help, they were able to take possession of it. Years later, Caleb, Joshua and their families witnessed the fulfillment of God’s promise because they trusted in God.

God always keeps His promises.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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