Then Joshua built an altar unto the LORD God of Israel in mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the LORD commanded the children of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of whole stones, over which no man hath lift up any iron: and they offered thereon burnt offerings unto the LORD, and sacrificed peace offerings.
Joshua 8:30-31 KJV
Its very significant that the ancients understood the place of building altars in their lives. On July,19,2022, we published a vignette where Moses built an altar and called it: The Lord, our victory. Today, Joshua behaves as a proper acolyte of Moses. He built an altar to celebrate and dedicate this victory to Jehovah. In a series of blog post, a calabar based Evangelist, Theodore Effiong published details about altars in 2018. This is his submissions on altars. ” Altars are for spirits to ascend and descend.
The moment an altar is raised, spirit beings hover in the atmosphere. If it is unto the Lord, angels of God superintend. If unto the devil, demons superintend. What brings those spirits out of the atmosphere to the earth realm is sacrifice ”. For God to save mankind, God raised an altar by the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. Joshua, by that altar declared that compromise will not bring them down anymore. Today, great people build altars not by stones but on their knees and studies of Gods current activities. Jesus used to rise a great while before day to go into his altar and connect heaven to earth. Do you have an altar? Where do you draw your strength from? Utterances made at altars invoke the participation of heaven in your life. Create a place of communing with God today.