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Put Away Your Idols

“Now therefore fear the Lord and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness. Put away the gods that your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord.” ~ Joshua 24:14 Toward the end of his life, Joshua called together the leaders of the tribes of Israel and issued them a final… Continue reading Put Away Your Idols

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The Greatest Leadership Quality

“Be very careful, therefore, to love the Lord your God.” – Joshua to Israel’s leaders, Joshua 23:11 Toward the end of the book bearing his name, Joshua, now “old and well advanced in years,” summoned the leaders of Israel together and gave them both a promise and a warning. The promise: Much of the land… Continue reading The Greatest Leadership Quality

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The Reward of Patient Faithfulness

“And Moses swore on that day, saying, ‘Surely the land on which your foot has trodden shall be an inheritance for you and your children forever, because you have wholly followed the Lord my God.’” – Caleb to Joshua, Joshua 14:9 While the land was being divided up among the tribes, Caleb approached Joshua and… Continue reading The Reward of Patient Faithfulness

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The Promise Keeping God

These are the inheritances that Eleazer the priest and Joshua the son of Nun and the heads of the father’s houses of the tribes of the people of Israel distributed by lot at Shiloh before the Lord, at the entrance of the tent of meeting. So they finished dividing the land. – Joshua 19:51 From… Continue reading The Promise Keeping God

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Seeking the Lord

So the men took some of their provisions, but did not ask counsel from the Lord. And Joshua made peace with them, to let them live, and the leaders of the congregation swore to them. – Joshua 9:14-15 Fearing the might of Israel’s army after hearing how they had conquered Jericho and Ai and others… Continue reading Seeking the Lord

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The Reward of Patience

“And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its king. Only its spoil and its livestock you shall take as plunder for yourselves…” ~ Joshua 8:2 When Israel went up against the city of Jericho, God commanded the army to make a complete desolation of the city. Silver,… Continue reading The Reward of Patience

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When Prayer Is Not the Answer

The Lord said to Joshua, “Get up! Why have you fallen on your face? Israel has sinned; they have transgressed my covenant that I commanded them; they have taken some of the devoted things; they have stolen and lied and put them among their own belongings. Therefore, the people of Israel cannot stand before their… Continue reading When Prayer Is Not the Answer

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An Unusual Victory

On the seventh day they rose early, at the dawn of day, and marched around the city in the same manner seven times. It was only on that day that they marched seven times. And at the seventh time, when the priests had blown the trumpets, Joshua said to the people, “Shout for the Lord… Continue reading An Unusual Victory