Wednesday, October 7
In the Know
Judges 3:1-11 Now these are the nations that the LORD left, to test Israel by them, that is, all in Israel who had not experienced all the wars in Canaan...
think about it.
How did God use the nations which Israel failed to drive out of Canaan (3:1-4)? Who was Othniel and what was his mission (3:7-11)? What was the key to Othniel's success (3:10)?
As we come into Judges 3 today, we have already been told that God left certain nations in place to test Israel to see if they would walk in the ways of the Lord (see Judges 2:21-22). Then, as we move through Judges 3:1-11, we're told again that God has left certain nations behind to test Israel. This was a good reminder for me that no matter what's going on in my life, no matter what my situation may be, God is fully aware and He is in control.
So knowing that God is indeed in the know about our situation as well as in control, what can we do to take where we're at today and move forward in our relationship with Him? Tami W.
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