Summary: It is said that millions of people in the United States are without health insurance and the government is going to step in and do something about it. There are also many people in the United States without soul insurance are we going to leave it to the
It is said that millions of people in the United States are without health insurance and the government is going to step in and do something about it. There are also many people in the United States without soul insurance are we going to leave it to the government to do something about it? God has chosen you and I to be delivers.
There are so many lost and brokenhearted people in this world. They desperately need to know that Jesus died and rose again to set them free. For some of these people, you and I are God`s chosen instruments of deliverance. For some of those folk we are the only bible that they will ever read. So we need to walk in the word, we need to be doers of the word and we need to live by the word. We must exemplify who we are, whose we are and whom we are representing. We need to tap in on the resources of the power that is within us. The bible says that one can chase a thousand and two can put ten thousand to flight.
We need to live what we say we believe and what we are taught in Scripture, so that people see Christ in us. People what to see Christians, and not just hear what they have to say. Too many folk can’t hear what we are saying because they are too busy looking at what we are doing. We profess the Lord we ought to call him up and tell him what we want. Jesus is on the main line just call him up and tell him what you want.
Webster describes the word deliverer as one who sets free; one who assists in giving birth or to aid in the birth of, or one who sends something aimed or guided to an intended target or destination or to free from confinement, danger or evil.
As God’s chosen deliverer to lead the Israelites into the Promised Land, Joshua had lived a life that had been a long adventure of faith. Joshua had witnessed the demonstration of God’s nighty power many times.
Under Moses’s leadership, Joshua had seen God lead the Israelites through the wilderness by the pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night. He had watched as the Lord had delivered his people by dividing the Red Sea, tumbling the walls of Jericho, and causing the sun to stand still for a day while the Israelites defeated their enemies.
Like Joshua, we as Children of God are also God’s chosen deliverers. But we live under a better covenant than Joshua did, a covenant that was sanyyy tified by the precious blood of Jesus Christ. That blood delivered us from Satan’s kingdom of darkness, and we have been translated into the Kingdom of God. Now God wants to use us to deliver others. Our lives, like Joshua’s can also be an adventure of faith as we go forth into this lost and dying world to proclaim the liberating gospel of Jesus Christ. Telling men women girls and boys that the wages of sin is death but the gift of God is eternal life. Telling them that there is a reality is serving a true and living God.
In his final days on earth, Joshua made a statement to God’s people that stands as a testimony to the faithfulness of God to His eternal Word. Joshua told the people, "Ye know in all your hearts and in all your souls, that not one thing hath failed of all the good things which the Lord your God spake concerning you (Joshua 23:14).
What a statement for Joshua to make at the end of his life. What a covenant God maintained with the Israelites as He faithfully brought them into their Promised Land! Not one thing the Lord had promised His people failed to come to pass!
The bible says God never changes. (Malchia 3:6). The God who departed the Jordan River as the Israelites prepared to enter the Promised Land is the same God who delivered Noah and his family from the Flood. The God who caused the walls of Jericho to fall is the same God who proved Himself faithful to Abraham, Issac, and Jacob. God is the same delivering God every time.
The God of Noah, Abraham, and Joshua is your God today if you have put your trust in him. He is still the same faithful God who remains true to every one of His promises. And he is still in the delivering business. God sent his Son, Jesus Christ, to destroy the works of the enemy and to deliver you from all the power of darkness. And he has called us to proclaim that same deliverance to others who don’t know that Jeus died and rose again so they could be free.