Today, I want to explore our spiritual possessions God gives to us – His people. While God gave the Israelites very specific land He promised to be their own, He has given us sacred, specific, spiritual blessings that He desires for us to take hold of. Let’s look through Deuteronomy 1-2 over at the 2017 Reading Plan Blog.
See, I have given you this land. Go in and take possession of the land the Lord swore he would give to your [ancestors] (1:8).
Israel was told to go and take possession of the land. While God gave the Israelites special land, God has given us sacred spiritual land. We need to go and take possession of it. We do this by seeking our Lord Jesus Christ and being sensitive to the direction of the Holy Spirit. Also by keeping the Bible close to our hearts, and using it as our road map for life (see Joshua 1:6-9).
Then I said to you, “Do not be terrified; do not be afraid of them. The Lord your God, who is going before you, will fight for you, as he did for you in Egypt, before your very eyes, and in the wilderness. There you saw how the Lord your God carried…
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