Pick Up God’s Declarations Joshua summoned all Israel … “…you know in your hearts and souls, all of you, that not one word has failed of all the good things that the Lord your God promised concerning you. All have come to pass for you; not one of them has failed.” – Joshua 23:2;14 Joshua spent most of his life enduring adversity, setbacks, and disappointment. And yet, he never stopped believing that God would keep His promises. By the end of his life, Joshua saw God’s faithfulness come to pass, which is why he told the Israelites to recognize and remember God’s promises. The thoughts you fill your mind with are crucial because what you cling to influences your worldview. If you choose to dwell on God’s promises, you start to recognize God’s blessings during uncertain times. Plus, trusting that God will redeem your present pain equips you to walk forward in faith and keep on fighting. As you walk forward today, reflect on some of God’s promises, and let them transform the way you think: God will sustain you. God’s peace will guard your heart. God delights over you with singing. God will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go. God is your refuge and strength, your help in times of need. In all things, you are more than a conqueror because God loves you. God will never leave you or forsake you. God’s perfect love casts out all your fear. Nothing can separate you from God’s love. God’s not done with you. God’s not done with you. God’s not done with you. Pray God’s Promises: God, I’m so thankful that the Scriptures are filled with Your promises. Help me to cling to what I know is true. Remind me of Your faithfulness. When I am tempted to forget what You’ve done or how You’ve shown Yourself faithful, cause my heart to remember. Keep me steadfast. Amen.