Joshua 11

Israel conquers numerous cities in Northern Palestine through the Lord.

  • Numbers never guarantee success, vv. 1–5
  • Disobedience nullifies God’s command, v. 15
  • Though Joshua was a great commander he was praised for his obedience to God, v. 15
  • Hardness of heart is the ruin of sinners, v. 20
  • Those who are secure in themselves and who do not heed God’s warnings are already marked for God’s judgment, v. 20
  • “Giants are dwarfs to Omnipotence,” vv. 21–22 (Matthew Henry)
  • Israel’s peace was not with the Canaanites but from them, v. 23

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