“Joshua told the people, consecrate [purify from sin] yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do amazing things among you” (Josh 3:5). As we
walk in increasing holiness before the Lord this opens the way for Him to work mightily on our behalf.
Am I amazed at His redeeming love?
astonished when they saw the wind and waves obey Him, heard the wisdom He spoke, witnessed the miraculous power of healing and
His authority (Mt 8:27, 13:54, 15:31, 21:20).
Paul was astonished that some of the early Christians who were not grounded firmly in Christ were turning aside to embrace different beliefs (Gal 1:6).
See also: surprise.