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Joshua 1:1

Joshua 1:1

What a lovely example of a servant of the Lord, Joshua proved to be. He was one of two adults who did NOT dishonour the Lord in the wilderness wanderings, through murmuring and unbelief. He was also one of twelve agents sent to spy out the land of Canaan.. but only Joshua and Caleb gave a faithful report.. that the land was a good land and that God was well able to deliver it into their hands.

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Joshua 1:5

Joshua 1:5

This verse tells us of the encouraging promise that God gave to Joshua when he led the children of Israel out of bondage in Egypt and into the Promised Land. This precious promise is no less true for God’s people today, who have been rescued from  slavery to sin and subjection to Satan, than it was for His people who were in servitude to Pharaoh and slaves in the land of Egypt – and it all comes down to a matter of faith in God’s promises read more...

Joshua 1:8

Joshua 1:8

All scripture is the Word of God and Joshua was an example of a godly man who both believed God’s word and acted upon it. Joshua knew the value of hearing God’s Word and meditating upon it. He knew that neglecting the Word of the Lord was a recipe for disaster and like Mary of Bethany he learned the one thing that was needful – to listen to the voice of the Lord and to meditate upon all that He has said day and night – and like them we too need to ponder read more...

Joshua 1:9

Joshua 1:9

The commands of the Lord are not difficult or tedious to those that trust in the Word of the Lord. The instructions from God are not impossible or unrealistic to those that are called by His name. Joshua was here commanded to be strong and courageous. He was to draw his strength from the Lord God and was not to be dependent on his own brawn or brains. Had Joshua or the people of Israel sought to conquer the promised land by means of their own courage and strength read more...

Joshua 1:11

Joshua 1:11

Joshua was given the daunting task of leading the children of Israel into the promised land. For forty years he witnessed the rebellious unbelief of an entire generation, all of whom had been buried in the wilderness - with the exception of himself and Caleb, who trusted the Lord.

He was tasked with bringing the second generation of Israelites into the land, which was promised to Abraham as an everlasting possession. But Joshua's read more...

Joshua 6:5

Joshua 6:5

Soon after their supernatural redemption from Egypt on Passover night, the Israelites were to enter the promised land. However, fear of the enemies and a lack of trust in God's promise to deliver the land into their hands, caused a whole generation to wander in the wilderness and die there, without receiving all that had been promised to them, through Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

After 40 years of wandering, Joshua finally led the read more...

Joshua 10:12

Joshua 10:12

Joshua was the man whom God chose to lead His people across the Jordan, and into the promised land. But the land of Canaan was filled with groups of Canaanites, who had to be conquered.

The land was filled with cities that had to be defeated.. and their indigenous kings, united against the Israelite army.. who had come to challenge their authority, and claim the land, which God had promised to Abraham, as an everlasting read more...

Joshua 23:14

Joshua 23:14

Only two people.. out of the multitude of Israelites, whom Moses led out of Egypt, after that first Passover meal, entered the promised land. Only two did not rebel against the Lord and die, during the Israelite's 40 year-long trek through the wilderness. Joshua was one such person, and he was the man whom God chose to lead His people into the promised land of Canaan's.

He was the man who led God's people round the walls of read more...

Joshua 24:14

Joshua 24:14

Joshua led the children of Israel across the Jordan and into the promised land.. to take up their promised inheritance.. And as his death drew ever closer he gave a farewell speech to the nation, which had been chosen by God to be a holy nation unto the Lord and a peculiar people unto Himself. Joshua rehearsed his final instructions in the ears of a nation.. that was to frequently and repeatedly do evil in the eyes of the Lord.

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Joshua 24:15

Joshua 24:15

The most important life-choice anyone will ever make is their response to this fundamental question, choose today, Who you are going to serve. - God or Satan; the spirit or the flesh; light or darkness; life or death... for its answer has both temporal considerations and eternal consequences. Belief in the redemptive work of the Lord Jesus Christ on Calvary's tree dictates life or death for the sinner. But for the man saved by grace, this foundational read more...