Have you ever witnessed a man stepping of distance in a room or on a piece of property? My husband frequently uses the old method. He counts as he steps it off and confidently registers the distance in his mind.
We have watched as a batter steps up to the plate, shuffles his feet, takes a couple practice swings and then focuses on the pitcher. He has stepped up to the plate in anticipation of hitting a home run.
The Lord God urged Joshua to step off the promised land, step up to the plate of leadership and inside his awaited inheritance. “Every place that the sole of your foot shall tread upon, that have I given to you, as I said unto Moses (Joshua 1: 3 KJV).” I believe I should watch my step and wait for further orders!