Joanna’s Journey

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Every other Wednesday I blog about what I’m learning, struggling with, or celebrating. I’m grateful to share the journey with you and welcome your comments and feedback.

This blog also includes a Spanish translation of each week’s post.

This Week’s Post:

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Holy Boldness

The last few weeks have been an intense battle for me – physically and spiritually. When I re-read this post from 2013 today, I felt like it was a good reminder for me again. May God strengthen us with His supernatural strength for each battle, no matter how small or how big.

I’d sure appreciate your prayers too – for protection, healing, and victories! Thank you!

Audacious Prayers

On the day the LORD gave the Amorites over to Israel, Joshua said to the LORD in the presence of Israel:
“Sun, stand still over Gibeon,
and you, moon, over the Valley of Aijalon.”
So the sun stood still,
and the moon stopped,
till the nation avenged itself on its enemies,
as it is written in the Book of Jashar.
The sun stopped in the middle of the sky and delayed going down about a full day. There has never been a day like it before or since, a day when the LORD listened to a man. Surely the LORD was fighting for Israel! -Joshua 10:12-14

 

As I read this passage recently, I was astounded by Joshua’s audacious prayer! What made him even consider uttering such a request? It certainly never would have occurred to me to ask God to hold the sun still. I mean, who thinks like that?

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3 Responses to Joanna’s Journey

  1. Ed says:

    This is beautiful! Keep up the good work.

  2. Ed says:

    Whew! This is powerful! Thanks so much for the encouragement!

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