"But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it."
When God wanted to train and raise the children of Israel after bringing them out of Egypt, He used Moses. Why? The answer is simple: He needed somebody with a different mentality from what the children of Israel had. The children of Israel had the slave mentality, but Moses was different. He had been a prince in Pharaoh’s palace. You couldn’t take that away from him. Even though he had become a shepherd in the desert, he was a prince inside him; his mind-set was that of a prince.
When he saw the strange sight of a bush burning, and yet the thicket wasn’t consumed, he didn’t run away terrified. Instead, he said, “…I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is i not burnt” (Exodus 3:3). He was fearless. Two other Bible characters after Moses, with a similar mind-set are Joshua and Caleb. They had the mentality of champions; they thought as victors.
When they were sent to go spy out the land God had promised the children of Israel, they didn’t deny that there were giants in the land. But they saw the giants as “bread.” Their mentality was different. Whereas the other ten spies gave a faithless response when asked to describe the land, Joshua’s and Caleb’s response was from a standpoint of faith, inspired by a mind-set of victory. This is what the Word of God does in your life; it gives you a different mind-set; the mentality of victory and excellence.
The Word of God causes you to think and act right, because it’s the wisdom of God; it’s a force that propels you to do the will of God. The Word of God produces in you the wisdom of the righteous (Luke 1:17). Some Christians, even though they’ve been made righteous, aren’t functioning with the wisdom of the righteous.
Don’t think sickness; don’t think poverty; renew your mind with the Word, and keep declaring what God says about you, irrespective of circumstances. That’s the wisdom of the righteous!
PRAYER & DECLARATION
Thank you, father, for the wisdom of righteousness, which is inside me. You have given me the spirit of all wisdom and I have received him. I have His Wisdom and that is why I am fearless. In Jesus name, Amen!