#448 (Transcribed from actual tape) May 5, 1985 - AM
THE SCARLET CORD
Let's go to the Lo,-d 4in prayer together. "Dear Fatber, in this hour we
know that Willa Dorsey has proclaimed that it is well with her soul. And,
Father, we trust that as You look at our hearts and our lives and our minds
we ask Thee the question: how are we doing? Lord, let me know. Let that
man, that woman, that young person. Let all of us know in this service
exactly how we stand with Thee. Touch us. Claim us. Call us up and call
us out. Lord, You speak. Let me get out of the way so that Thy Word and
Thy holy and divine message might not only be heard, but, Father, may it
be received and understood and applied right where we live. Yea, Lord,
we ask that many of us never be the same, because You have dealt with us,
convicted us, convinced us, yea cleansed us for the living of these days.
For we make this prayer in the strong, holy name of Jesus Christ, our
Savior and our Lord. Amen."
As we study the life of Joshua, it is important that we remember that the
Old Testament land of Canaan is a type of that New Testament place of
blessing. We know the children of Israel were brought out of Egypt so
they could go in Canaan. They were brought out so they could go in. Now,
for us as Christians, we were saved, we were brought out of that wrong
relationship with one another and with God because of sin in our own
lives to a right relationship with Him through Jesus Christ so that we
could also go to that place of peace and victory that is offered every
Christian. We were not just saved to be saved, to be safe, to be a Christian
and that's all. We were saved not to spend all of our lives wandering
around in wildernesses, la,rgely of our own making, and primarily brought
about through disobedien ...
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