I was recently sharing a message with our community here in San Antonio about the people of Israel, when they were coming out of the wilderness and had the chance to go into to Canaan. Canaan was the promise land full of milk, honey and great fruitfulness. You could imagine how excited they were to see their future change. After a long time in the wilderness they were ready for things to change.
However, knowing that they had knowledge of what they were in store for, God told them send in 12 spies to see the land. They came back with reports of confirmation of the greatness of the lands. But after talking about the great fruitfulness their story soon changed to the massiveness of the people of the land. There were only 2 spies, Caleb and Joshua that spoke a positive report. The negative report overwhelmed the people and many believed the bad report. This was disappointing to God that many still not believe; so many were not allowed to enter into the land that God promised.
I know this is a very familiar story to most of you. There was one statement that really stood out to me. It was the statement of the spies who had a More...