Seeking Correct View of Self

(To listen to the podcast for this blog post, click here) Following on from the previous blog post, Inflated Account of the External, having confirmed in their minds that the opponent was bigger than they, their thoughts shifted to ‘how much smaller they were.’  They saw themselves ‘as grasshoppers’ (Numbers 13:33) and they even wentContinue reading “Seeking Correct View of Self”

Inflated Account of the External

(To listen to the podcast for this blog post, click here) In my previous blog post, I wrote about Confronting our Fears. In Numbers 13: 31, 32, the informants saw their opponents as stronger than themselves.  This is the key reason why they felt hopeless and helpless.  At that point, in their assessment they didContinue reading “Inflated Account of the External”

The Account of the 12 Spies

If you have not as yet, I invite you to read the first blog post or listen to the first podcast in this series entitled, United Within – Introduction. In Numbers 13:17-20, we read that Moses gave the 12 spies the same command. And they obeyed, and they returned after 40 days (Numbers 13:25). TheContinue reading “The Account of the 12 Spies”

United Within – Introduction

(To listen to the podcast for this blog post, click here) The account of Joshua and Caleb in Numbers 14:6-9 has been a source of inspiration for many.  We long to find courage to stand for the right in the face of fierce opposition.  We long to rise to the occasion and show that weContinue reading “United Within – Introduction”

Praising while Rebuilding

(Click here to listen to podcast for this blog post) ‘And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals, to praise the LORD…’ (Ezra 3:10). With the completion of the foundation, persons wereContinue reading “Praising while Rebuilding”

When it is Time to Climb

(To listen to podcast for this blog post click here) I had been picking the leaves from my moringa tree for a while.  When I stood beneath the tree, I was enjoying the ease of picking the leaves from the branches within my reach.  However, over time, I needed to tiptoe and stretch to pickContinue reading “When it is Time to Climb”