We decided that where we are is good enough. But what are we missing out on?
Maybe you experienced a spiritual high or you're fresh off of a new decision, a new commitment. But you're realizing that you have to drive out the nations occupying your land.
Some of the men of Judah or Dan or Naphtali or Ephraim were not pleased.
They wanted a different answer. They didn't want to obey. They didn't like God's decision. They disagreed with His law.
Can you believe that?
Of course you can.
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