Joshua 21: God Never Fails
The end of Joshua chapter 21 is not surprising whatsoever, but I think it is worth talking about for a little while today.
Jos 21:43 And the LORD gave unto Israel all the land which he sware to give unto their fathers; and they possessed it, and dwelt therein.
Jos 21:44 And the LORD gave them rest round about, according to all that he sware unto their fathers: and there stood not a man of all their enemies before them; the LORD delivered all their enemies into their hand.
Jos 21:45 There failed not ought of any good thing which the LORD had spoken unto the house of Israel; all came to pass.
It is amazing that God made everything happen just like He planned. Of course, it isn’t surprising given that we know that God is incapable of failing, but I was thinking about how all of us make a lot of plans, and I would be surprised if everything that you and I did turned out the way we wanted it.
God has the power over the universe that is required to orchestrate everything that happens on our planet. Not only that, but He is faithful to complete everything that He promises. For some proof of that, let’s look through a few other Bible verses.
Psa 119:65 TETH. Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according unto thy word.
Psa 36:5 Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.
2Ti 2:13 If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.
Whenever God has made any promise, He always has made it happen. In this particular instance, He gave Israel all of the lands that He had told them He would. When Jesus left our planet, He promised that we would receive a comforter, and the Holy Spirit was not far behind. The list could go on and on, but the point is that God’s promises are absolute, and He will never go back on His word.