Day 82: Contending for Your Inheritance

23 Mar, 2016

CityLight Church’s One Year Bible Reading Plan
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
Numbers 36:1-Deuteronomy 1:46
Luke 5:29-6:11
Psalm 66:1-20
Proverbs 11:24-26
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Commentary from Pastor Michael White:

“And when the Jubilee of the children of Israel comes, then their inheritance will be added to the inheritance of the tribe into which they marry; so their inheritance will be taken away from the inheritance of the tribe of our fathers.” – Num 36:4

Moses was distributing the territory of the Promised Land to the people of Israel, and the daughters of Zelophehad wanted to make sure their inheritance would be permanent. This might seem like a petty land-grab. However, they were securing their inheritance. They knew what was rightfully theirs, and they refused to let anyone take it from them! Are you the same way with God’s promises over your life?

God’s promises are your inheritance, and His word is the will. What His word says, you will be – if you believe! Your inheritance says you are blessed in the city and in the country (Deut 28:2). Your inheritance says you will lend and not borrow (Deut 28:12). Your inheritance says you are healed (Ex 15:26)! Your inheritance says you can think like Jesus because you, “…have the mind of Christ” (1 Cor 2:16). Your inheritance says you can pray for miracles and see them happen because the same Holy Spirit who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you (Rom 8:11)!

Now you know what is rightfully yours. Are you willing to contend for every last piece of your inheritance? God has given it into your hand; will you partner with Him to boldly possess it?


Father, give me the strength to contend for my inheritance. I believe that everything I am promised in Your word is coming my way!


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