“I was forty years old when Moses the servant of the LORD sent me from Kadesh Barnea to spy out the land (v7)
There is an example in the Bible of a person who reached the seize it level, and his name is Caleb. When we pick up Caleb’s story, it is 45 years after he spied out the land of Canaan, bring back a good report. Now the Israelites are in the process of taking to the elders, those in land. In Josh 14 Caleb is talking to the leadership. “I was forty years old when” Moses the servant of the Lord sent me from Kadesh-Barnea to spy out the land.” (v7) that is the see – it stage; he has seen the land. Caleb goes on, “I brought word back to him as it was in my heart” (v7) that’s the say – it stage.
The vision began to seize him. It not only got into his head through his eyes but it got into his heart. He began to feel what he had seen “Give me this hill country about which the Lord spoke on that day, for you heard on that day that Anakim were there, with great fortified cities; perhaps the Lord will be with me and I shall drive them out.” (v12) Joshua, having seen Caleb’s commitment to the vision 45 years earlier, gave Caleb the land; Caleb seized what he said he saw; Caleb is not alone in the pages of Scripture. I have found that most great men of God, went through these three stages before their vision became realities. (John C Maxwell)
PRAYER LINE: Gracious Father, grant me the vision and the courage to seize every opportunity You make available to me in Jesus’ name. Amen.
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Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. (Ps 150:6)

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