forsake you. According to Scripture, in spite of all the challenges ahead, and fears, and doubts, Joshua chose to trust God and his promises and so they took a step into the water. While in captivity, their Egyptian taskmasters abused them and made their work hard for them and so, they cried out to God for help but help seemed long in coming. “So I have come down to deliver them from the power of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from that land to a good and spacious land, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite. I’ve not forgotten you. God is saying, "Look what I am going to do for you" B. Joshua - Be Strong and Courageous | 2:36. Pastor Kevin T. Brown. Bookmark the permalink. Would they trust God? - I hope as you think about the next 6 months, one of your primary goals as we turn the corner on the new year (and won’t that be a happy day)…is that you have drawn closer to Christ because you know His Word better…, - we have a precious promise in the book of James about that… James 4:8 - Draw near to God and He will draw near to you…, - [develop – helping us think through the best way to provide Bible study to our church family at all ages in the next 6 months – especially if we have to revert to more on-line format…], - [develop recent conversation about people who have raised kids or grandkids – it’s amazing how much comes down to this question – Is the Word of God going to be your source of truth…or is it going to be something else? Be Strong and Very Courageous (Joshua 1) by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson Audio (30:30) Free E-mail Bible Study Discipleship Training in Luke's Gospel. Only be strong and very courageous; be careful to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may have success wherever you go. Following their example, I too have made a decision to trust and follow Christ. When we need assurance of God’s goodness and love. Why then were you not afraid to speak against My servant, against Moses?”. Sign Up For Our Newsletter Fear not, children of God. Be strong and courageous. 1. Scripture: Joshua 1:5-9 ESV Video: “I Know Promo” [2:33] Intro: “I Know” sermon series starts next week. 20200531 Sermon: Being Strong And Courageous With The Help of The Holy SpiritPentecost SundayWe do not own the rights to any music Here are the notes and audio from last week's sermon. You need only to be strong and courageous. Giuseppe loved to drink and gamble and intimidate folks. Deliver us!” they cried. God promised them the land and said that He would lead them through Joshua, but they had hard and dangerous work to do to conquer the land. What would he do? He was going to have to “meditate” on it day and night. If that’s true, then the next three follow from that faith and God’s promise to be strong for us. Joshua heard God's command (to take the land) and God's promise (he will surely win) and His encouragement (be strong and courageous). HIS WORK. 2. Three times he repeats "be strong and courageous." Just then, as Joshua was wrestling with all of these fears and emotions and insecurities, the Lord spoke and said to him, “Proceed to cross the Jordan, you and all this people, into the land that I am giving to [you] … No one shall be able to stand against you ... As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will not fail you or forsake you. 1 Corinthians 2:2 - For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. Their obedience in the face of great challenges changed the whole direction of our family. Instead of filling his life full of filth, darkness, and hoodoo, Henry put his faith in Christ and began studying God’s Word. Wilson, P. S. (1999). So, what would Joshua do? However, that’s when the Lord would remind me, “Be strong and courageous, Courtnaye. How would Alvest get out of there? Follow me, keep my word, and I will bless you wherever you go.”. made with Faithlife Proclaim. The Bible is full of commands not to fear and to have courage. It is connected with other admonitions of not being afraid or dismayed, and the reminder that the Lord was with him. Strong and Courageous Joshua chapter 1. God does not have a speech impediment. In … - It’s probably hard for people like you and me to understand the significance of Joshua 1:2…. We must take a stand to walk in the full blessing of God. However, Moses wasn’t allowed to lead the people into Canaan. Elevate the best storytellers & sages of the global church. Then the Lord came down in a pillar of cloud and stood at the doorway of the tent, and He called Aaron and Miriam. The ground of true courage is God being with us. Tyrants who seize authority and destroy others will always exist. … The key to Joshua’s success was for him to be rooted in God’s word (Howard, 1998). Moses had led the people out of Egypt’s bondage and guided them through the Wilderness Wanderings. If Joshua is to be “strong, and courageous” he must stand upon the promises of the word of God. Scripture Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Play Strong and Courageous Sermon. They then began their trek to the Promised Land. On Christ the solid rock I stand. He will not fail you or forsake you.” He was a runner for Al Capone and his sister was one of Capone’s girlfriends. What did God command Joshua about being courageous? John 1:14 - And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth. BE STRONG & COURAGEOUS JOSHUA 1:1-18 Joshua is an unevious position. God is most glorified in us, when we are most dependent on his strength, not our own. In this poetic illustration, listen as one woman considers the source of spiritual growth. The Lord said, “I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings. Here we go on another journey thru God’s most precious Word & look at what our God tells Joshua about Himself / Joshua / God’s people & concerning God’s most glorious Word ( look with me at ) Joshua 1:1-9. Back at the edge of the Promised Land, face-to-face with a wall of water, a land of warriors, and powerful cities, what would Joshua do? Courage is being resolute in the face of great trials. - now, there’s no question the presence would be different….because at this point Joshua and the nation of Israel have God’s Word…and you see even especially in this text the integral relationship between God’s presence and God’s Word…, - but this commitment was all they needed to have strength and courage for the task before them…I will be with you…I will not fail you or forsake you…the Lord your God is with you wherever you go…. What will Joshua do? The promise is the source of the strength and courage that is needed. This entry was posted in All Children's Sermons and tagged be strong and courageous, children's sermons, don't be afraid, free, free children's sermons, joshua, joshua 1:9, tent by Sermon Writer. Point 1: Stand on the Promises. In time, and by the grace of God, Henry led almost his whole family to Christ, including Genesta and her son Alvest (Beyer, 1997). In this video sermon we learn three ways we can BE strong and courageous, despite how we FEEL. The researchers discovered that the courageous managers accomplished the most, reported the highest job satisfaction, and eventually were commended by superiors. Join me in this video sermon as we study Joshua 1:5-8. - Exodus 3:6–9 - He said also, “I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” Then Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to look at God. The Lord declared, “Be strong and very courageous, being very careful to act in accordance with all the law … meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to act in accordance with all that is written in it. The solution is Jesus. Amen. Be very careful of making decisions based upon your personality … - Paul told the Ephesians…Ephesians 1:11–12 - …we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will, to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ would be to the praise of His glory. First, if I’m strong in the strength that God supplies, I can be courageous. Veteran’s Day: Be Strong and Courageous 11.13.11. Numbers 12:4-8 - Suddenly the Lord said to Moses and Aaron and to Miriam, “You three come out to the tent of meeting.” So the three of them came out. 1:5-6). If Joshua would do that, he would be successful and God would be with Joshua, “wherever you go” (Joshua 1:9, NRSV). B. God’s People Must Be Strong & Courageous: (v. 6) “Be strong and of good courage” – These words are repeated 3 times in this text (v. 6, 7, 9) God’ call for courage & strength does not contradict the veracity of His promise of success. Would he abandon the wilderness of his past and embrace the hope of a better future? - this already leads to some important questions…as we consider the way God is working out His redemptive plan by leading His children to the promised land…. Why then were you not afraid to speak against My servant, against Moses?”. Be Strong and Courageous - Sermon on Joshua 1:1-18 by Pastor Hilmer Jagersma. Bread of Truth: A Book of Proverbs. Isaiah 7:14 - Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel. Joshua 1:5 - No man will be able to stand before you all the days of your life. “God, help us! Can one person stand up in the face of fear, hardship, and peer pressure, and lead a people into a whole new way of life? As you might imagine, his wife, Filippa, didn’t appreciate that too much. 138-139. Be Strong and Courageous Joshua 1:1-9. - this fall, our world needs people who are strong and courageous because they believe God has an eternal plan…and we consider it an incredible privilege to be part of seeing it accomplished…part of the beauty of this is… B. God’s promises have always included the power of His personal presence. Pastor Kevin speaks on the power of being completely connected to the Lord. - and each time Moses had some sort of objection, the Lord came back with the promises – I will be you…, - humanly speaking, this day could have come 40 years sooner…, - but even when the sons of Israel abandoned the Lord and the leaders they had been given in Moses and Aaron…and instead grumbled against them and refused to go into the promises land…Moses prayed and said…. Joshua 1:1-9Be Strong and Courageous Joshua chapter 1. God calls us to be strong (do those things that contribute to being strong) and to put on the armour He provides for the battle. Ask the Lord to strengthen you with His presence as you seek to respond to educational challenges this fall…, - we don’t know yet what’s going top happen when K-12 schools open in a few weeks…, - but it’s a fair to say that you and your children will be asked to do some things that you don’t like or understand…, - and its also highly likely that whatever the policies are on day one – will change soon after that and then change again…, - I want to call on every member of our church to be joyfully obedient to the authority God has placed in your life…, - teachers and administrators don’t need parents threatening them and criticizing them at every turn…, - and please remember this – your kids are watching you…and you have an opportunity to model what Christlike submission looks like even when it’s hard…Don’t waste COVID-19…and when it becomes hard, and it will…rely on and rejoice in the presence of your sufficient Savior…, - If I have Jesus today…then I don’t have to get my way about masks, or e-learning, or sports schedules, or bus routes…and on and on…, - I would encourage you to send a note to your child’s administrator and teachers saying – we’re praying for you, we’re behind you, and we will joyfully follow your direction this fall…, - the same is true when it comes to our prayers for and responses to what unfolds over at Purdue…, - we could be in for some very rough sledding this fall…this community needs Purdue to be as strong as possible…and they need to be able to count on the church of Jesus Christ to be strong and courageous…not whiny and fearful…, - we really need a unified community response to this pandemic…God’s presence can help us be strong and courageous…if we have abundant spiritual blessings in Him…we don’t have to get our way on everything…, b. it’s also true in our response to local businesses…everyone is trying to figure out the best way to stay in business right now…so let’s ask our ever-present Savior to help us keep our snark in check…, - I needed some parts for my chainsaw recently…so I went to one place and they were all in on safety precautions…mandatory masks, a roped off area that took you directly to a table 6 feet away from the counter…they yelled over and asked you what you wanted…they went and got it and held the item out to you on a six foot pole with grippers at the end…took your credit card the same way…gave you your receipt and wished you a good day…, - that store didn’t have everything I needed…so I went to another place…absolutely no restrictions at all…and the guy told me they just had one of the best months in their history…, - I don’t know who’s right – but I believe in this – the person who owns the store gets to make the rules…so the people of God don’t need to be whining and complaining…we need to be strong and courageous and sometimes that just means being thankful and encouraging and submissive…, 2. This talk was given to Church Requel over Veterans Day weekend on November 13, 2011. It’s the choices we make. —Galatians 1:10. Explain that the egg represents someone who is hanging with the crowd. “Be strong and courageous.” What does that mean? ‘Of good courage.’ This word also indicates being strong, and especially strong in spirit. - Joshua 1:7 - “Only be strong and very courageous; be careful to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may have success wherever you go. Joshua. United States: Henry T. Beyer, Jr. Howard, D. M., Jr. (1998). Men are judged by their physic, their physical form. Have I not commanded you; Be strong and courageous. Find stories, quotes, humor, and statistics to bring your sermon on Courage to life. Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Play Strong and Courageous Sermon. - Isaiah 7:14 - Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel. No one wants to be out in the desert. Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. I personally hope that the discussions about racial equality don’t die out right away…there’s so much work to be done there…and always has been…, - I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I had tried to watch a couple of movies that had been recommended to me but even though we had Netflix…I didn’t even know how to use it…so I actually ended up watching the wrong movie…, - well, since then I’ve somewhat figured it out and have been able to watch a couple recommended movies that have been very challenging and helpful…, - then I decided the other night to watch one I had always heard about regarding another aspect of racial hatred…Schindler’s List, about the Holocaust during WW II…I realize I’m probably the last person to have watched that movie but it was deeply moving to think about the terrible racial hatred that has existed throughout history toward Jewish men and women…it reminded me how there’s nothing new under the sun…, - and I hope that your ultimate goal however you speak into these issues today will be to proclaim the new life that is available in Christ…without faith, it is impossible to please God…, - having strength and courage comes from being assured of the personal presence of the Savior…and for sin cursed people living in a sin cursed world…that presence is only possible through the finished work of Jesus Christ…, - that’s why we say with the hymn-writer –, I dare not trust the sweetest frame but wholly lean on Jesus name, When darkness veils his lovely face I rest on His unchanging grace, His oath, his covenant, his blood supports me in the 'whelming flood, When he shall come with trumpet sound, Oh may I then in him be found, Dressed in his righteousness alone faultless to stand before the throne, - this strength and courage was not going to come in a vacuum…. Your mind may even start racing away with all kinds of “what if” thoughts. However, Moses wasn’t allowed to lead the people into Canaan. The Word of God began to fill his heart and it was always on his lips. Enter Genesta’s uncle Henry. Joshua's Need for Courage and Strength. What will man do to me?”. This is the reason for being strong & courageous 1. If anyone has negative feelings about preaching the good news or taking an unpopular stand, let him remember Jehovah’s counsel to Joshua: “Be courageous and strong.” Never forget, it is not the opinion of our workmates or our schoolmates that counts but the viewpoint of Jehovah and Jesus Christ. - in the walk with the Lord, that individual is strong and courageous…, - we would all agree those are delightful characteristics…and as we consider what this second half of the year might be like…they are also attributes that are especially needed by the people of God…, - with that in mind, please open your Bible to Joshua chapter 1…, - this summer we’re studying the topic of Overcoming Fear and Worry…, - aren’t you glad that God has given us all the resources we need to handle this pandemic, and handle an election cycle, and handle the social unrest that plagues us in so many ways…, - in Christ we don’t have to succumb to irrational fear, or paralyzing worry…and we’ve already seen that in multiple places in both the old and new testaments…, - our passage this morning is all about how to be strong and courageous…we can say that with integrity because that pair of attributes is repeated 3 times in one chapter…. Features Pricing Upload Sermon Get started for FREE. Henry then joined the Church of the Nazarene and became one of their pastors and then an evangelist, going all over the broken places of New Orleans and the surrounding areas, sharing the good news of Christ’s power to set people free. Joshua 1:8 - This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success. a. This was when Henry first learned the Salvation Army did more than just ring bells at Christmas and collect money for those going through rough times. B. God’s People Must Be Strong & Courageous: (v. 6) “Be strong and of good courage” – These words are repeated 3 times in this text (v. 6, 7, 9) God’ call for courage & strength does not contradict the veracity of His promise of success. Be strong and courageous! - the writer of Hebrews affirmed this as well…Hebrews 13:5–6 - Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,” so that we confidently say, “The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid. Service Times8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. 1920 Northwestern AveWest Lafayette, IN 47906, https://s3.amazonaws.com/faith-web-assets/general/resources/audio/2020-07-12-AUDIO.mp3?mtime=20200712093241&focal=none, Gaining Your Strength from the Right Source. Lift up your head with hope and confidence in Almighty God, that whatever he throws your way, you can face. Alvest’s family had a long history of making poor choices, engaging in bad behavior, and surrounding themselves with awful characters. What God said to Joshua, he’s saying to us, “You’re not alone, every step of your life, I’ll be there. A. D. F. J. S. Emotion . You can change the whole direction of your family tree! The Israelites had been wandering in the wilderness for years. You can stand up in the face of fear, hardship, and peer pressure, and lead others into whole new way of life! Bkmrk. Deuteronomy 31:6 - Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble at them, for the Lord your God is the one who goes with you. HIS WORK. Nearing graduation from high school, Alvest stood at the edge of his future. 6 Be strong and courageous, for you shall give this people possession of the land which I swore to their fathers to give them. Moses is now dead and Joshua has been Later on, however, Joshua found out why he would need strength and courage despite the guarantee of victory from God. When Paul saw them, he thanked God and took courage.” Most importantly, fearlessness and bravery come from God. Alvest agreed and even though he had no idea how he would pay for it, he believed this was God’s will and so he took a step of faith. Be strong and courageous, for you shall give this people possession of the land which I swore to their fathers to give them” (Josh. We are not the only ones to wrestle with such questions. - which is why Christmas is one of our favorite holidays…because we can celebrate how…John 1:14 - And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth. II. Following in the footsteps of those before him, Giuseppe made some poor choices and surrounded himself with some wayward characters. - Genesis 12:7 - The Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your descendants I will give this land.” So he built an altar there to the Lord who had appeared to him. Men are judged by their physic, their physical form. Joshua 1:2 - Moses My servant is dead; now therefore arise, cross this Jordan, you and all this people, to the land which I am giving to them, to the sons of Israel. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand” (Psalm 40:1-2). Sign in Be Strong and Courageous. If I’m strong in the strength that God supplies, I … It wasn’t easy and it took him longer than most to graduate, but God provided. I think the older I get the more intense I get about this, because I feel like we do things backwards in the Christian church. I think the older I get the more intense I get about this, because I feel like we do things backwards in the Christian church. Scripture: Joshua 1:5-9 ESV - and please keep in mind – God never calls us to do something, or to be something….without also giving us the grace, and the strength, and the wisdom to fulfill His calling well. Instead, it means to press through the fear when you feel afraid. Dr. Steve Viars has served at Faith Church in Lafayette, IN since 1987. - please think about where that was in biblical history…after the failures of mankind in the Garden, and in the Flood, and at the tower of Babel…, - yet God comes to this childless man and makes an incredible promise to him…, - and if you’re part of our church – hopefully you can list the threefold provision of the Abrahamic covenant before you can remember a lot of other things…, - land, seed, and blessing…no wonder Abram’s response was to build an altar and worship a God who would make promises like this…. They didn’t want to be there. ... Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. 1. Vito was a lady’s man and was known for having a side-girl or two. Courage is facing life’s challenges with the help and direction of God. 3) Courage rests upon focused determination (v 6, 7, 9). PRAYER FOR TODAY: God, I want to live and serve You boldly without being crippled by fear. Related Content. (being strong to do what is right ) • Who do you know that has a lot of courage? I'd love for God to be glorified by you incorporating these notes into your own worship. Not so, with My servant Moses, He is faithful in all My household; With him I speak mouth to mouth, even openly, and not in dark sayings, and he beholds the form of the Lord. As he drew near, he noticed a group of people in rather peculiar-looking uniforms playing instruments and singing. Title: Be Strong And Courageous Scripture: Joshua 1:1-18 Sermon Body: This sermon shares four Biblical advice as to how we can be strong & courageous. God commanded Joshua to be strong and courageous in the face of an enemy that would have made Joshua tremble with weakness and fear if it had not been for God’s powerful reminder of His presence and power. What would they do? Sermon illustrations on Courage. Courage is being strong and steadfast in the ways of God, even if you’re the only one! They needed to be totally involved in God’s plan. 7). She was only sixteen when he was born and his father, Benny, was in prison. It requires being strong & courageous. Now it came about after the death of Moses, the servant of the Lord that the Lord spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ servant, saying, "Moses My servant is dead; now therefore arise, cross this Jordan, you and all this… Jason Stevens is the lead pastor of Harvester Church of the Nazarene in St. Peters, MO. 400 years earlier, God had made a promise to their ancestor Abraham that his descendants would receive this land as an inheritance, as a homeland. 20200531 Sermon: Being Strong And Courageous With The Help of The Holy SpiritPentecost SundayWe do not own the rights to any music Joshua was to be ‘strong’, the word often indicates strength of hand. We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ. 7). “Now, behold, the cry of the sons of Israel has come to Me; furthermore, I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians are oppressing them. When he repeats himself, he intends to. He received a Bible and began to meditate upon it. So the Lord said, “I have pardoned them according to your word; but indeed, as I live, all the earth will be filled with the glory of the Lord.”. - being able to say that you survived the Spanish Flu and COVID 19 and all the incredible events that occurred in between those bookends is pretty amazing…we’d certainly call people like this strong and courageous…when you’re summary of COVID as a 108 year old was – it kind-of felt like having the flu…you’re a tough individual for sure… Ephesians 1:11-12 - …we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will, to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ would be to the praise of His glory. Be strong and courageous! Having meandered from placed to place for years the Israelites were now finally standing at the edge of the Promised Land. - God doesn’t just make plans – He keeps them…people who truly believe that are characterized by strength and courage…, - you may remember the event during the wilderness wanderings when Miriam and Aaron became jealous of Moses and began complaining about Moses’ wife…, - its’ amazing how twisted up things can get with the people of God…, - Numbers 12:4–8 - Suddenly the Lord said to Moses and Aaron and to Miriam, “You three come out to the tent of meeting.” So the three of them came out. James J. Tissot, 'The Taking of Jericho' (1896-1902), gouache on board, 7-1/4 in. Then the Lord came down in a pillar of cloud and stood at the doorway of the tent, and He called Aaron and Miriam. View Pastor Viars' Salvation Testimony Video, 5526 State Road 26 EastLafayette, IN 47905. What about the upcoming election…I hope the most important issue to you this fall is not whether your preferred candidate is going to win the election…I hope your greatest concern is whether your name is found in the Lamb’s book of life…and that you’re speaking and living and finding your source of strength and courage in Him so that others might want to come know Him…, - nobody is going to say at the end of their life that they wished they spent more time arguing with people they didn’t even know on the internet…. Join me in this video sermon as we study Joshua 1:5-8. Joshua 1:7 - Only be strong and very courageous; be careful to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may have success wherever you go. In other words, instead of being weak and wishy-washy, God was calling Joshua to be strong and steadfast. In particular, God was calling Joshua to be resolute in following the Lord’s directions for living. I am with you. 2. The perseverance of the Savior is as deserving of consideration as the perseverance of the saints. Or, would he give in to the negativity and rebellion of those around him? This lesson looks to ways that we can develop the strength and courage we need in trying, challenging times. Ray dashed out thedoor and raced along the ditch, trying to get ahead of the foundering child. 1. what aspect of God’s redemptive plan is God seeking to work out in your heart and life in the next 6 months?...how is He trying to refine you and mold you into the image of His Son? Second, meditation was an activity that was done aloud, not just inside one’s head (Howard, 1998). Folks in New Orleans knew better than to mess with him. Joshua 1:9 - Have I not commanded you? Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations; You established the earth, and it stands. 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