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Qualifications For Spiritual Leadership (1 of 12)
Dr. Stan Coffey
I want us to read Joshua 1:1-9, and we're going to be looking at the book of Joshua for several weeks because it's a tremendous, tremendous book. It's a book that tells us about entering the promised land, the promised land being the life of victory and abundance and fruitfulness and overcoming, the victorious Christian life, the spirit-filled Christian life. The corresponding book in the New Testament to the book of Joshua is the book of Ephesians, and it's a very wonderful book. And I think as we stand on the verge of reaching a city and multitudes for Christ and conquering Satan in our life and overcoming the devil and all the discouragement the he would put in our path and tearing down the strongholds and winning the victory for God, it's very appropriate that we look at the book of Joshua and see the tremendous truths that God has for us in this wonderful book.
"Now after the death of Moses, the servant of the Lord, it came to pass that the Lord spake unto Joshua, the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, 'Moses, my servant, is dead. Now therefore rise, go over this Jordan, thou and all this people, unto the land which I do give to them, even to the children of Israel. Every place that the sole of your foot shall tread upon, that have I given unto you as I said unto Moses, from the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the River Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun shall be your coast. There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with thee. I will not fail thee nor forsake thee. Be strong and of good courage, for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land which I swear unto their fathers to give them. Only be thou strong and very courageous that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law which ...
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