Monday Devotional

“Send out for yourself men so that they may spy out the land of Canaan, which I am going to give to the sons of Israel; you shall send a man from each of the fathers’ tribes, every one a leader among them” (Numbers 13:2).

From among the twelve chosen only two do we recognize and remember–Joshua and Caleb. These two distinguished themselves by their visionary perspective–focusing not on the obstacles but the opportunities; their single-minded devotion to a God-called task–refusing to be distracted by the complaints of the many; and their orientation to the future God was preparing–ignoring the siren call of days gone by. It is the pursuit of these qualities that make for a memorable faith.

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