KEY SCRIPTURE: Numbers 14:24 KJV. But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land whereunto he went; and his seed shall possess it.
IT takes a person with guts to stand against the crowd. Moses had sent twelve spies, one from each of the twelve tribes of ISRAEL, to spy on the promised land. Ten of them came with an evil report. Two of them, Joshua and Caleb believed in Jehovah and encouraged the Israelites to go and take the land. The voice of the majority prevailed over Joshua and Caleb, causing the whole of the Jews to take sides with them. These people were acting according to what they saw, not according to what God had told them. What is your persuasion in life? Is it what God says or what people fear, as well as, what you see?
The Lord described Joshua and Caleb as “having another spirit”. They did not live by what they saw but by what God had said. 2 Corinth 5:7 KJV (For we walk by faith, not by sight:). The question to ask ourselves is, why did these people who saw the great works and miracles of God, refuse to believe in God, except Joshua and Caleb? Answer: Joshua and Caleb DECIDED to trust the Lord whiles the rest of the people Decided to disbelieve God. When the evidence of God’s power is displayed, it always takes one’s decision to believe or not.
God has demonstrated His power unto every one of us in divers’ ways. We witness His power in the healing of the sick, answers to various prayer requests, and in various spectacular ways. Do not go with the majority who refuse to acknowledge God’s magnificent power all around us. Take a stand for God and be of another spirit. Don’t be overtaken with the present fear of the world. Believe the word of God that says
Psalms 91:10 KJV” There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling “. Decide to believe this assurance, rather than what people are saying. Have another spirit that follows the Lord fully.
I have another spirit from all others who live by what they see. God my father always honors His word in me. Mountains are brought low and barriers are thrown away. No difficulty is greater than He who lives in me.
2 Corinthians 4:18 KJV “While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal”.
Numbers 14:9 KJV “Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defense is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not”