That night all the members of the community raised their voices and wept aloud.” Numbers 14:1 NIV
Why did the people of Israel weep?
Because 10 of the 12 spies that Moses sent into the promised land came back saying it was impossible. And the people believed them instead of believing God.
They mourned as if they were already defeated when in truth, they had not even begun.
Be careful how you use your imagination. You can feed your worst fears or you can feed God’s best hopes for your life.
This nation of former slaves looked at the promised land in fear because it was going to be difficult.
They wanted the promise but only if God was going to make it easy for them.
Stepping into your promised land isn’t going to be easy.
You are going to have to fight for it.
Fight fear, the lies of the enemy, your own ingrown old slave mentality.
Getting there is going to be one step of faith after another.
It will always be a faith walk.
You are going to have to trust God to give you what you will need, when you will need it, to do what He has called you to do.
What daunting task has God put before you?
What impossible thing are you facing?
Who are you putting your faith in- yourself or God?
Wipe your tears, lace up your shoes and start walking toward your promised land.
I will join you.