Has a Plan


"It's been 45 years since Israel wandered in the desert when the Lord made this promise to Moses. So now look at me today. I'm 85 years old. I'm still as fit to go to war now, as I was when Moses sent me out. Now give me this mountain!" (Josh. 14:10-12)

  1. They are CONSISTENT with God's purposes.
    "Surely the land on which your foot has trodden shall be an inheritance to you and to your children forever." (Josh 14:9)

    "One thing I do: I press on toward the goal...for which God has called me..." (Phil. 3:13-14)

    • INTERNAL measurement

    • EXTERNAL measurement

    • ETERNAL measurement

  2. Setting goals are for EVERYONE.
    "And now behold, the Lord has let me live, just as He spoke, these 45 years, from the time that the Lord spoke this word to Moses, when Israel walked in the wilderness, and now behold, I am 85 years old today." (Josh. 14:10)

  3. It requires consistent EFFORT.
    "'I am still as strong today as I was in the day Moses sent me;' Caleb said, 'as my strength was then, so my strength is now, for war and for going out and coming in.'" (Josh. 14:11)

    "A dream comes about by much effort." (Eccles. 5:3)

    • Giant of FEAR.

    • Giant of FAILURE.

    • Giant of LAZINESS.



  4. God will HELP YOU.
    "You yourself heard then that the Amalekites were there, and their cities were large and fortified, but the Lord helping me, I will drive them out just as He said." (Josh 14:12)

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