After their stunning victory at Jericho, the Israelites faced an equally stunning defeat at the city of Ai. The reason? Nobody could say—until the Lord told Joshua that someone in the camp had disobeyed one of His express commandments. The same danger faces ministry leaders today, guest speaker Rico Tice warns us. Hiding our sins from God never works, but if we seek rest in Christ and the truths of God’s Word, then we can live to see temptation turned to hope and victory.
topics: Discipleship, Effects of Sin, Ministry, Obedience