God comes to Joshua personally with specific instructions and direction in this scripture. God has already prepared the way but, it will take quite a bit of personal fortitude on Joshua's part. Joshua must have the courage to rise and be confident in the calling that God had placed upon his life.
What are the things God has prepared for you to do? What talents or gifts can you use for God? What are those things that God has given you a passion for? Your courage and strength will rise when you have confidence in the call. You're not just courageous to be courageous, but you are courageous for something. Find our what that something is this week!