April 19, 2013
Giants in the Land?
There is story in the Book of Numbers: Moses sent in spies to scout out the land of Canaan before the tribes of Israel entered in to conquer. They came back with a frightening report of giants in the land. The Israelites were demoralized and begged to go back to Egypt. Only Joshua and Caleb dissented. Numbers 14:3: Why is the Lord bringing us to this land only to let us fall by the sword? Our wives and children will be taken as plunder. Wouldn't it be better for us to go back to Egypt? The story is a sad one. The Israelites were consigned to wander in the desert for decades because of their lack of faith. The grumpy generation of complainers would have to pass away before Israel would be allowed to enter into the Promised Land. Only Joshua and Caleb, the dissenting spies, would see it. Today, TV talking heads and government experts are telling us that that there are Islamic giants in the land. We should make peace now, and...(Read Full Article)