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The Wilderness

You won't be in it long...

the wilderness.

That depends on you though. It depends on how long it will take you to trust God. To trust in His every move, in His every way, in His every Word.

Will we trust Him or will we wander around in crazy town for 40 years? That's what the Israelites did (see Numbers 32:13). They were in the wilderness, the wasteland, the desert, far longer than God wanted them to be. They were blessed just as you and I are, but like them, how many times did we hold up our blessings? 

It's time to get out of the wilderness. It's crazy hot in the daytime and frigid cold at night. We don't have to be there longer than we should be. Don't get me wrong though, the wilderness is many times necessary to trust God, but to stay there longer than God has for us is not necessary. Why don't we go ahead and do what we have to do to make it to Canaan? We will still have to fight, but isn't it great to fight a fight you've already won? God told the Isrealites the promise land was theirs. All they had to do was obey Him, fight when He said to fight, and to not sleep with the enemy. Yet they wouldn't do those things and they messed up their blessings. 

We must be different this time.The blessings -- the promised land -- the flowing of milk and honey -- is ours for the getting if we will trust and believe God has it for us. Let's go. You ready? It's beyond time.
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