Last time we noted that the Jordan River and the Promised Land should not be looked at so much as a picture of death and heaven but as a picture of the Christian life with all of its success and victory along with the struggles and defeats that are often present in this life.
One of the things that is important to see is that it was always God’s purpose for the Israelites to free them from bondage and to bring them in to the
It was never God’s perfect will to have them wander in the wilderness for 40 years. Hebrews 3:18, 19 says, “And to whom did He swear that they would not enter His rest, but to those who did not obey? So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.”