A Call to Courage
Topic: Faith Scripture: Joshua 1:1–1:9
Sermon Series: Courageous Faith
Today's Message: A Call to Courage
Text: Joshua 1:1-9
1) Courageous Faith rests upon clear _______________ from God (v 1-4).
Confident assurance flows from a clear assignment!
2) Courageous Faith rises up with the assurance of God's ___________________, _____________________ & ________________ (v 5, 9).
3) Courageous Faith grows with your ______________ determination.
The ability to endure deepens your resolve. If you act courageously, you'll get more courage. God is with you, but he'll only strengthen you when you raise your leg and put it forward. He can't steer a parked car. The wind will only blow when you put up the sail. ~Crawford Loritts
4) Courage is anchored by the ________ of _____ (v 7-8). Success or failure in a mission is tied to your relationship to truth.
There are three primary relationships in the verse:
Proclaim the Word ("let it not depart from your mouth").
Meditate upon it ("you shall meditate on it day and night").
Obey the Word. (“Do all that is written in it.”)
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9