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Psalm 144:1

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“Blessed be the Lord my strength which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight” (Psalm 144: 1). For a period of fifteen years, I worked for the school system. One of the roles I had to perform was being part of the school’s Safety Team. With the increasing number of school shootings, the Director of Risk Management, as well as members of the district’s security team and police department, joined us in developing an action plan in the event an armed intruder broke into the school. First, in a stressful situation, they showed us the aerial…

Joshua 10:8, “And the LORD said unto Joshua, Fear them not: for I have delivered them into thine hand; there shall not a man of them stand before thee.” This scripture explains that God gave Joshua a promise that He was going to give Israel victory over the opposing armies.  Conquering the kingdoms that were in opposition to Gibeon, and by extension Joshua and his men, will eventually gift Israel a kingdom of their own and they will one day make Jerusalem the city where God will place His name. While it is true that the battle is the Lord’s,…