There we saw the giants’ (the descendants of Anak came from the giants); ‘and we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight.’ – Numbers 13:33
When the spies looked at the Promise Land, they encountered a land flowing with milk and honey and brought back beautiful, huge grapes. The people rejoiced in seeing the grapes and concluded it was a beautiful and fruitful land. The report of ten of the spies said there were giants in the land, ignored the fruits, and saw themselves as grasshoppers compared to them.
Do we see ourselves as timid grasshoppers or capable giants? When we see ourselves as grasshoppers, others do as well. Our actions show others our self-perception, which either helps or hinders the confidence we portray that we have in God. What are we saying we are? We never should see ourselves as grasshoppers, but as spiritual giants in God.
Is there a problem we face that appears to be a giant in our land? Compared to the ultimate giant Christ Jesus, who dwells within us — they are the grasshoppers. In Christ, we conquer giants and do not let them subdue us. We yield to the Lord and step forth in victory over any opposition, from glory to glory!