The Quest For a True Token

And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into an harlot’s house, named Rahab, and lodged there. Joshua 2:1 KJV

Rahab was a prostitute. Period. She’s also listed in Hebrews eleven as one of the ancestors of the Lord Jesus Christ. This is Mathews report, ” Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab” (Matthew 1:5) ”. Secondly, she was a Canaanite, not a Jew. She was not qualified to be in Hebrews hall of fame. That is if you and I were the judge. Well, it pleased the father of our Lord to include her because of what she did. It takes real faith to be a prostitute, yet believe as she did. ”Now therefore, I pray you, swear unto me by the Lord, since I have shewed you kindness, that ye will also shew kindness unto my father’s house, and give me a true token( v.12 ). All her life, she had lived and traded for tokens. But she knew, there was a true token somewhere. A token is described as, ” a thing serving as a visible or tangible representation of a fact, quality, feeling ”. Today, be on the watch out for quality tokens. It may just be a red scarf, but it will save you and your family. She was an outcast on the city wall, but she became their saviour. James 2:25 records that Rahab was justified by her works. She became a part of history. Take a quality decision today for the sake of history.

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