After leaving the oppression of Pharaoh the Israelites spent forty years wandering the wastelands of the desert. They got to know the wilderness, and its vast emptiness, well. What does that have to do with us today?
Many of us remember the day we became a Christian like the Israelites remember the day the left Egypt. Can you remember your last conquered temptation or answered prayer? Are you fighting the same battles you fought when you came to Christ? You may be out of Egypt, but is Egypt out of you?
Isn't the Christian life supposed to be different?
Jesus speaks of abundant joy. Yet you are burdened with guilt. The epistles are dripping in grace. You wear the weight of your guilt. You are more than a conquer, but are often conquered by temptation or weaknesses.
Good news awaits. With God's help you can grow from the person you are to the person you want to be. Follow the example of Joshua and the Israelites to move from a wilderness existence to a promised inheritance.
This is God’s vision for your life. You, at full throttle. You, as you were intended. You, as victor over the Jerichos and giants. You, minus the stumbles, hurts, and hate.
You and your Promised Land life.
New York Times bestselling author Max Lucado invites readers to leave the wilderness and discover a life defined by grace, refined by challenge, and aligned with a heavenly call. By studying the life of Joshua and the biblical book that bears his name, Lucado reveals God’s promises for every step and reminds readers that God still fights for them.
- Glory Days
- Inherit Your Inheritance
- Take Heed to the Voice You Heed
- It's Okay If You're Not Okay
- Unpack Your Bags
- Don't Forget to Remember
- Call on Your Commander
- Walk Circles Around Jericho
- Don't Trust Stuff
- No Failure Is Fatal
- Voices, Choices, and Consequences
- Pray Audacious Prayers
- You Be You
- The God-Drenched Mind
- No Failing Words
- God Fights for You