Faith is needed in and for the “new”

I’ve been discovering lately, that although I enjoy many “new” things, others come with a bit of apprehension.  I wonder if the Israelite’s felt the same joyful anticipation but also a bit of dread when they entered the Promised Land?  For forty years they lived in the wilderness as nomads.  Following a pillar of cloud by day, and the pillar of fire by night; they experienced a type of security in their routine.  But then things began to change.  Joshua replaced Moses as their leader.  They were finished with the wandering season and about ready to do the “new” thing God had promised so many years before. Continue reading “Faith is needed in and for the “new””