Piles of Stones
Piles of Stones
Then Joshua said to the Israelites, “In the future your children will ask, “What do these stones mean?” Then you can tell them, “This is where the Israelites crossed the Jordan on dry ground.”
Joshua 4:21-22 (NLT)
Lord, help us to remember all the ways that you have been faithful to us in the past. Let us proclaim to each other your goodness and your mercy as we continue to put our trust in you.
This is why God instructed them to make a pile of stones beside the river banks, as a memorial to his faithfulness. He knows that our memories are fuzzy, that our humanity causes us to question, even when his plan is clear. Sometimes we need something tangible to remind us what he has done in the past, so we can trust him in the uncertain future.
Where have you seen God’s faithfulness in the past? How can you make your own pile of stones (picture, tattoo, story, jewelry, poem, etc.) to remind you of what he has done?
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