Get Your Feet Wet!
And as they that bare the ark were come unto Jordan, and the feet of the priests that bare the ark were dipped in the brim of the water, (for Jordan overfloweth all his banks all the time of harvest,) ~Joshua 3:15
The Bible teaches us that we walk by faith, and not by sight. I believe that there are three types of reactions to this precept. There is the Christian who is not sure if the faith life is for him. This person is doubtful and skeptical as to God’s ability to take care of him. Then, there is the reaction of the Christian who is learning to take the small baby steps of the faith life. Finally, there is the Christian who wants to start the faith life, but needs to get his feet wet. Getting your feet wet implies getting started, and experiencing what something is all about. Like the priests that carried the Ark of the Lord to the overflowing banks of the Jordan River, we need to “dip our feet in the waters” and “get our feet wet.”
We see the fearful START.
Getting our feet wet at something we have never done before can be scary. Most of us cringe and run away from the thought of witnessing and soulwinning be