The River of Miracles
And we could call our message this morning THE RIVER OF MIRACLES because that's what it deals with. Can you turn to Joshua, Joshua chapter three, Joshua chapter three? We're preaching through the book of Joshua, we're on a journey with Joshua and what a thrill it has been because Joshua is the Old Testament book that tells us of New Testament victory.
I begin reading in Joshua chapter three and verse one. 'And Joshua rose early in the morning, that's what some of us did, and Joshua rose early in the morning and they removed from Shittim and came to Jordan, he and all the children of Israel and they lodged there before they pass over. And it came to pass after three days that the officers went through the host, and they commanded the people saying when ye see the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God and the priests the Levites bearing it, then ye shall remove from your place and go after it. That is, follow the ark. And yet there shall be a space between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure, come not near unto it that ye may know the way by which ye must go for ye have not passed this way heretofore.
And Joshua said unto all the people, sanctify yourselves, for tomorrow the lord will do wonders among you. We could just as well say sanctify yourself, for tomorrow the Lord will perform miracles among you. Joshua was saying get ready for miracles day, sanctify yourself, for tomorrow, the Lord will do wonder among you. And here's the story of the miracle working God.
You know it's wonderful how as we plan this day we didn't know what we'd be preaching but how the Lord just simply gave us the passage of scripture as we went right on through the book of Joshua for miracle day which just goes to show that all things work together for those that preach the word and we just simply have just such a wonderful text here in Joshua chapter three, verse five, sanctify yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will ...
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