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John 14:5 Thomas said to Him, “Lord, we do not know where You are going, and how can we know the way?” 6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.
Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.
Joshua 3:3 And they commanded the people, saying, “When you see the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, and the priests, the Levites, bearing it, then you shall set out from your place and go after it. 4 Yet there shall be a space between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure. Do not come near it, that you may know the way by which you must go, for you have not passed this way before.”
There are lessons to learn from the story of Israel under the leadership of Joshua as they faced another barrier of water, this time the Jordan River. There's was a pandemic, not in a medical sense, but the whole nation experienced a hardship together. And together they overcame it. That's the key word, “together.”
Key #1 | Operate in Truth at Every Level Key #2 | Faithfulness to Small Things Leads to Greatness Key #3 | Prepare Well for Every Opportunity and Challenge Key #4 | Listen to Learn Key #5 | “Stand in the Water.” Put Yourself in Position Act Key #6 | When You Change, Your Circumstances Will Change Key #7 | You Don’t Need to See or Understand Everything That Helps You
Application Questions: 1. What is your New Normal? 2. In what small things are you faithful? 3. What preparation do you need? 4. In what ways do you need to listen to learn? 5. What commitment(s) have you avoided?