What does it mean to be commanded?
- To be directed in an authoritative manner.
When does one issue a command?
- When they are able to overlook from a strategic position.
Why is a command issued?
- To dominate the situation from an elevated place.
Who is authorized to command you?
- When receiving one's due.
God directs us with authority because he has a strategic view, that allows him to dominate the situation from an elevated place. We should obey because it is his due, his love and sacrifice qualifies him above all others.Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” (Joshua 1:9 NIV84)
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