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Worship Jesus Ministries Trust Presents
devotion by Sis. Bala Samson
Monday, Dec 13, 2021

I am still as strong…


Joshua 14: 10 Calaeb said, “And now, behold, I am this day eighty-five years old.

11”I am still as strong today as I was in the day that Moses sent me; my strength now is as my strength was then, for war and for going and coming.”


IF YOU HAVE BEEN INTIMIDATED BY A ‘SUDDEN RESPONSIBILITY’, a big project, foreign assignment, whatever that is giving you the jitters, then this message is  for you!  Actually this verse popped up in my mind at a time when I felt , “Lord, I feel weak, I feel depleted….can I do this job?”  The words of Caleb pumped fire into my bones! You would be blessed too!

You don’t have to fear old age…you don’t have to fear sickness, illness, accidents, layoff and disease…when you trust in His strength.  I am speaking to someone out there!  You got to hear this today! I am not talking about ‘strength’ that comes through vitamins, proteins and carbohydrates, I’m talking about strength that comes from God!  When we rely on Him FULLY, then we can roar like Caleb, “I am still as strong today as I was in the day that Moses sent me; my strength now is as my strength was then, for war and for going and coming.”  Keep reading until you tap this energy for yourself!

Whole-hearted trust in God:  Friend, when your heart is brimming with trust in Him then your mouth would spill faithful words too!  Caleb was 85 years old when he said the above words!  He did not focus on his age, his physical ability or physical strength, He simply trusted on the promises and the power of God:

Deuteronomy 1:36” He (Caleb) shall see it, and to him and to his children I will give the land on which he has trodden, because he has wholly followed the LORD!'

The giants, the fortified cities and the strange surroundings did not one bit scare Caleb because he trusted God to help him face and chase the enemies.  God had promised:

Leviticus 26:7-“You will pursue your enemies, and they will fall by the sword before you.”

Leviticus 26:8-“Five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall by the sword before you.”

Deuteronomy 28:7      "The LORD will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before you. They shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.

The promises of God were the weapons he trusted to overpower his opponents.  Amen.


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