Yᵉhowshuwa‘

Yᵉhowshuwa‘ is the Hebrew for Joshua.   Joshua was a “type” of the prophesied Messiah, a foreshadowing of the coming Savior.  

Joshua Chapter 1 verses 1 – 4:  An Encouragement.  These verses not only give us a mighty picture of conquest, victory and salvation, but it is a LIVING PROPHETIC WORD.  It is applicable both to the coming Messiah (Jesus) and for our daily lives.  THIS IS A GREAT ENCOURAGEMENT FOR THESE DAYS! 

Read it, Believe it, Apply it, Do all of it – Today!

VERSE 1

The Verse:   1 Now it came about after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, that the LORD spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ servant, saying,

The Prophetic Transcription:  Gods says, I will draw you out of your current circumstances.  God says I will cause you to rise up and become powerful, you will endure to the end, you will pass over all difficulties, as you lay prostrate before me, you will be saved.

Your Application:  The old way of drawing you out of your former life, is dead; now therefore rise up, now,  and come into The enduring power and you cross over from this descended position of being lost without hope to an Eternal Hope in Christ.

VERSE 2

The Verse:  2 “Moses My servant is dead; now therefore arise, cross this Jordan, you and all this people, to the land which I am giving to them, to the sons of Israel.

The Prophetic Transcription:  You are become the sons and daughters of God, I am to build you, to establish you. God prevails, God is mighty, God is giving you His Strength.

Your Application:  You and all this people, to the land which I am giving to them, to the eternal sons of God, prevail, you are now made mighty by God in His strength

VERSE 3

The Verse 3 “Every place on which the sole of your foot treads, I have given it to you, just as I spoke to Moses.

The Prophetic Transcription:  “Every place on which the sole of your foot treads, I have given it to you, just as I spoke to Moses.  All, in totality, as you bow yourself down before God, walking in His Spirit, every place you foot treads, is yours – you have victory and dominion in Him.​

Your Application:  Every place and everything you touch, bow yourself to God, and the touch of God will grant you dominion in all circumstances.

VERSE 4

The Verse:  4 “From the wilderness and this Lebanon, even as far as the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and as far as the Great Sea toward the setting of the sun will be your territory.

The Prophetic Transcription:  “From the wilderness and this Lebanon, even as far as the great river, the river Euphrates,

From the time you lived in wilderness, and the speech of your mouth was dead, I, God, purify and give life to your heart and your mind and you break forth in fruitfulness.

All the place of terror, the low places that come to you and that you to enter in, God gives you dominion over

Your Application:  From the time you were wild in your imaginations, without a (heart) living spirit within you or a mind, until God broke forth and gave you a fruitful heart and gives you a mind, an awareness of of Him and in Him; you have dominion over all the terrors and low places you encounter in your life until you enter into His Kingdom of eternity, all of this is yours

VERSE 5 

The Verse:  5 “No man will be able to stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you; I will not fail you or forsake you.

The Prophetic Transcription:  No man of any kind, neither great or powerful, without exception, can stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you;

Your Application:  You will not sink down today. I will not relax on your behalf.  You  will not drop back, you will not be disheartened.  You will know that I am always with you and I never forsake you, nor will I let you be alone, I never show slack. 

VERSE 6 

The Verse:  6 “Be strong and courageous, for you shall give this people possession of the land which I swore to their fathers to give them. 

The Prophetic Transcription:  Be strong and take hold of my strength, and be strengthened, hardened, and prevail.  Be encouraged, and secure even obstinate in your assurance for I am making you superior in your strength.  Again I say, you are strong.

Your Application:  You have already inherited this.  The land is now yours, that is all the earth.  This is the oath, God’s Oath, which He swore to your fathers.  Now, YOU possess it.  Take your possessing, today!

These are the Works He prepared ahead of time that we should walk in them.  Now let’s take our rightful place and walk therein!       Ephesians 2:10

Your Brother and Friend,

Mike Young

Note:   

  • “The Verse” is from the NASB version of the Bible; 
  • “The Prophetic Transcription” is a literal translation from the Hebrew language with all the detail and nuances of what is written.
  • “Your Application” is the “Prophetic Transcription” transcribed and is for YOU to actually do – today!

 

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Michael Young, Sr.

I am a practicing Christian, a disciple of Jesus, a husband of over 50 years, a father and a grandfather, a business man, a veteran and a friend to all who will have me. I have served or am serving, at various times, as an Evangelist, a Pulpit fill pastor, an Associate Pastor of Evangelism and as Senior Pastor of a church plant. My passion is for practicing and teaching the Bible, building small groups, reaching the lost with the message of the Gospel of Jesus, recovering the straying Sheep of God and the gathering together the Called of God, in neighborhoods, business settings and in churches by equipping other Christians. I have authored a few small books and I have a background in professional business management, finance and investments. I am glad to meet you, even if it is virtually. Write me at any time and let's become friends.

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