“As I was with Moses, I will be with You!”

Text: “No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life; as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you nor forsake you.” (Joshua 1:5, NKJV)

Moses was an amazing servant of God. He had performed great miracles in the land of Egypt after a stellar 40 years of service. Now, it was time for Joshua to take the reins of command. What a great pressure he must have felt, to fill in the shoes of Moses! Yet God quickly dissipated all his possible concerns by declaring to Joshua an amazing statement, “as I was with Moses, so I will be with you.”

What a relief for such a high-pressure situation. When Joshua commands the people for the first time