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Joshua’s Rise: The Practise of the Word (Jos 1:1-9)

Joshua represents the transition from knowing to becoming, or from having an intellectual interest in spiritual matters to using this knowledge as a means of examining the quality of ones life. Moses and Joshua represent the Word at different stages of a person’s spiritual life. There is a time for learning the stories of the Word and what the Heavenly Doctrines teach, and this is what is meant by Moses, but there comes a time when the Lord no longer speaks to us through Moses, when the approach represented by Moses dies and no longer can sustain us. At this point the emphasis shifts and the voice of Lord is heard through Joshua or the application of the Word to life. Continue reading

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