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Don't stop half way

Numbers 13 tells the story of a generation too fearful to receive the good God desired to give them.

If they had stepped into their destiny, they would have faced hard work and sacrifice. But mostly what they lacked was faith: faith that God could help them in their weakness. They knew they were inadequate. They weren't wrong about that. But they didn't trust God to be able to provide where they were weak.

Reflection questions

What good things has God asked you to do that you haven't acted on yet?

God, help us to listen to you rather than our fears. Help us to do what you call us to do. Help us to receive the blessing you are providing for us. Thank you! Amen.


The video below encourages you to continue following God even when the way looks hard.

It also discusses how people escaping an addiction sometimes stop before they adopt new habits that will them stay free. To break a bad habit, you need to replace it with something good. Otherwise you will constantly be in danger of returning to the bad habit.

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Visit La Jolla Lutheran
Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

7111 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, California, 92037


14 miles north of downtown San Diego


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2013, 2012 or 2011.

La Jolla Lutheran Church is a member of Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ. LCMC has more than 700 congregations in the United States and more than 800 worldwide. To find an LCMC congregation near you, visit http://lcmc.net/memberdirectory.html

The Scripture quotations contained herein are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible (NRSV), copyright, 1989, by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S. A. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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