The LORD said to Joshua, “See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its king and its fighting men.” (Joshua 6:2, NIV 1984).
My Musings – The walls were still standing and the gates were shut and secured. That is what Joshua could see. But God wanted him to see beyond the obstacles before him. “I have delivered Jericho into your hands.”The LORD is describing a future result as if it had already occurred. The only possible uncertainty there could be was in the mind of Joshua. Did He believe and trust God enough to see the task (a humanly impossible task) through?
So it is with us. We face an uncertain future while still in this world. Our ultimate deliverance, a future event, has already been accomplished. The only question that remains is how we deal with the walls between us and that certainty. Will…
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