III. These three little cities weren't even in the Israelite territory, so how important could they be? Surely it didn't mean very much; after all, the Bible then tells us: "And the land had rest from war." v. 23
Oh, if only the story had just ended there! Too many times, just like these three little cities, those little, insignificant, unconquered areas of our lives become giants that we will eventually have to deal with!
We will one day look back, and say, “If only we had conquered them when they were small, they wouldn’t be issues that sap our spiritual lives today!”