Love this scripture and the very tone and words used to talk to us in it! Have I not commanded you? It’s not saying have I not encouraged you, or advised you or asked you? No it’s saying have I not commanded/ordered/instructed/told you! A command is an authoritive word usually given by a superior authority ordering an instruction. It’s also a word with a superior height over others, be in charge of have control over, be in command of. So in this scripture God is ordering/commanding us to be strong and courageous, to not be afraid, dismayed or intimidated of our situation but to also take command of it, to be in superior height of our fear or the things that intimidate or terrify us.
So girls, take your command from the authority that is our Heavenly Father as like it says ‘the Lord your God is with you wherever you go’
Joshua 1:9 💗