A time came after the death of Joshua when the People of Israel asked God, "Who will take the lead in going up against the Canaanites to fight them?"
oh God may we always be this dependent on you. may we always run to you first, may you always be our first and best option and not just an afterthought, not just a last-ditch option, not just a final run-to when everything else has failed. may we always be truly humble - fully dependent on you, totally devastated without you, but always truly full of hope with you. whether we're celebrating highs in our life or going through tough challenges you never change - you are the same dependable God who always operates from the goodness of your character and will never let our plan go awry. with your plan we are assured that the best will happen not just for us but for you - and that windfalls to all who follow you and love and obey you.