Now that they have done the hard work of fighting and conquering land, Israel now faces a new kind of challenge: To inhabit the land.

where God has a mouth to speak and a hand to write we should find an ear to hear an eye to read

ALL of scripture is inspired by God and worthy for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness (2 Timothy 3:16).

And yet, the Lord said to Joshua - "Do not be afraid of them. By this time tomorrow I will hand all of them over to Israel as dead men” (11:6). So Israel traveled to the water near Merom and attacked suddenly. And the Lord gave them victory over their enemies.

Joshua 10

“Do not be afraid of them,” the Lord said to Joshua, “for I have given you victory over them. Not a single one of them will be able to stand up to you.”

We promised them in the presence of the God of Israel. We can’t lay a hand on them now. But we can do this: We will let them live so we don’t get blamed for breaking our promise.

Scripture After crossing the Jordan they circumcised all those born in the wilderness (by then all those who had been alive when Moses led the Jews from Egypt had died out) They they celebrated Passover and the manna stopped once they began to eat from the Canaanites’ crops. An angel tells Joshua to take off... Continue Reading →

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