Joshua 1:5, Psalm 118:6a NIV 2011
No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.
The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid.
The Lord spoke to Joshua by recapping who He is. Joshua 1:1, “After the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, the Lord said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ aide…” Joshua was God’s choice to lead the Israelites across the Jordan and into the Promised Land. God would remain with him just as Moses said He would. Deuteronomy 31:6, “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you, he will never leave you nor forsake you.” God will never leave nor forsake His fearless faithful followers.
Almost three years ago we opened and closed each VBS morning singing “God is For Me” with all the kiddos. “Where do I go, how do I fit in? Gotta keep this one thing on my mind. Maker of all the universe is on my side. If God is for me, who can be, who can be against me? He is my strength, he is my friend forever.” Those children sang with confident loud voices that God was for them. He will never leave nor forsake us.
Why is God present in your daily life?
God is for us,