Orwell Bible Church

Joshua 15-20

Read: Joshua 15:13-19; 18:1-10; 20 Joshua 15—The borders and cities of Judah. Joshua 16—The borders of Ephraim. Joshua 17—The borders of Manasseh; they are unwilling to drive out the Canaanites to have more territory. Joshua 18—Joshua commands the… Read More

Joshua 14

Caleb by faith asks for and is granted the hill country. Caleb’s report after spying out the land sprung from the conviction that God’s promise was true, v. 7 Moses’ assessment of Caleb (v. 9) testified that Caleb… Read More

Joshua 13

The land East of the Jordan is divided among the two and a half tribes. Even the strongest must yield to the infirmities of old age We must not expect the older generation to be able to serve… Read More

Joshua 12

List of kings defeated by Israel (this list would encourage and remind Israel of what God did and is evidence of a faith-driven life). This account shows God fulfills His Word This account shows how fruitful the country… Read More

Joshua 10

Israel conquers numerous cities in Southern Palestine through the Lord’s help. Those whom God has marked for destruction cannot escape His judgment v.8 God promised victory and Joshua hastened to battle God’s promises do not encourage sloth but… Read More

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… Read More

Joshua 9

The Gibeonites trick Israel into thinking they are from far away and Israel makes a covenant with them. One will always be deceived if he never consults with God, v. 14 Failure to consult with God always brings… Read More

Joshua 8

Here Israel conquers Ai, builds an altar at Mount Ebal, and reads the blessings and the curses of the Mosaic Law. Problems and sin within the church, family, or soul can cause greater problems than problems and sin… Read More

Joshua 7

In this chapter, Israel is defeated at Ai because Achan took things under the ban from Jericho; Achan and his entire family are stoned and their possessions burned. Love of the world is a difficult root to remove It… Read More

Joshua 6

Here Jericho is conquered after Israel marches around it seven days and its wall falls. God instructs everything to be destroyed; Rahab and her family are saved. God as the sovereign Creator can raise up and tear down as… Read More

Joshua 5

In this chapter, Israel is circumcised; manna ceases; the Captain of the Lord meets Joshua. God is concerned for the honor of His people for His honor is wrapped up with them, v. 9 Don’t expect extraordinary support when… Read More