You Are A Great People by Kirk Hunt
And Joshua spoke to the house of Joseph—to Ephraim and Manasseh—saying, “You are a great people and have great power; you shall not have only one lot, but the mountain country shall be yours. Although it is wooded, you shall cut it down, and its farthest extent shall be yours; for you shall drive out the Canaanites, though they have iron chariots and are strong.”
The tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh saw themselves as a powerful and numerous folk. As a great people, they felt they deserved more land than they had been assigned. Joshua immediately gave them an additional plot of valuable land. All they had to do is remove the occupants and possess the land.
Has God blessed you? Then you are a great people. Possess your assignment.
Of course, there is the challenge of clearing the land of obstacles and adversaries. There is the risk of battles with the enemies. There is the hard work of making the land productive.
“Delay and difficulty are not denial.” Great stature and high position requires great tasks and challenging assignments. God makes His men and women great so He can give them extraordinary assignments.
He has made you powerful and blessed. All you have to do is use His blessing for His assignment. Take possession of your assignment.
Think: You are a great people. Possess your assignment.
Pray: “Father-God, give me the strength and skill to possess my assignment.”
Copyright © May 2022, Kirk Hunt
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