“You being great takes nothing away from me.”
Philippians 2:5-7 Jesus “did not consider it robbery to be equal with God.” It took nothing away from God for Jesus to be equal with Him. They are of one heart and mind. And we have the same Spirit.
1 Samuel 18:3-4, 17:38-39
Jonathan equipped David with a heart of love and support, based on their covenant relationship. Saul tried to equip David, based on fear, compromise and hatred, and David said: “I cannot walk with these.”
Exodus 24:12-13, 16-18
When God called Moses to go up to the top of Mount Sinai, so He could give him the tablets of the Law, Moses chose Joshua to go with him. But when they were near the top of the mountain, Moses told Joshua to wait for him, and Joshua waited faithfully… for 40 days! He wasn’t in the cloud receiving revelation from God: he was told to wait so he waited until the man of God returned. Years later he was the one chosen to take over the leadership of God’s people from Moses. We must tr