PICTURE: Indiana High School Boys' Basketball Sectional 21 Final. This was an awesome game! I helped the alumni work concessions all week for Sectional. It was a great week of bball too!!! Every game was good. The crowds were amazing. The atmosphere was all hyped up. Wawasee lost the final by one point to Columbia City, but it was a great game! (the quality of the pic is not great...taken with my phone)
READING: Joshua 5-7. The Israelites are taking cities and annihilating them! Jericho is next on the list and Josh 6:1 tells us this, "Now Jericho was tightly shut up because of the Israelites. No one went out and no one came in." They had heard what the Israelites were doing, but more of what God was doing for the Israelites!
Then we go on to read that some of the Israelites did not follow God's instruction and were taking plunder that was not meant for them. Thus, the Israelites were losing battles. Joshua approaches God to ask why. God says "I will not be with you anymore unless you destroy whatever among you is devoted to destruction," in Josh 7:12b. It reminded me of Matt 3:10 "every tree that doesn't produce good fruit will be cut off." God doesn't tolerate our disobedience forever. The result of the new covenant is Hell, being cut off from God for eternity. That's enough for me to know that God is legit and worthy!