What comes to mind when you hear the term, The Battle Is the Lord’s? or The Battle Belongs to the Lord?
Does the military imagery trouble you? Are you OK with the military imagery but troubled that our part seems to be too passive?
Do you ask yourself, if the battle belongs to the Lord, then what do l DO? Do I just sit here and do nothing? Well, sometimes the answer is yes. Other times, the answer might be different.
When the Israelites were rescued out of slavery in Egypt, God was setting a trap for their captors that would include rescuing His chosen people while punishing their captors but His own people couldn’t see past the obstacle in front of them.
When they saw the vast Red Sea before them, they complained to Moses that they should never have left Egypt. Continue Reading…