Joshua 22-24

Joshua 22:1-34  –  Joshua had heard God’s Word (1:8). Now, he speaks God’s Word to the people (5). To those … More

Joshua 20 – 21

Joshua20:1-21:45  –  We read of manslaughter, ‘the cities of refuge’ and the death of the high priest (20:1-6). What does … More

Joshua 15-19

Joshua 15:1-63  –  ‘The land of  Negeb’ had little water. The request was made – ‘Give me also springs of … More

Joshua 11:16-14:15

Joshua11:16-12:24  –  What is the spiritual value of this list of victories? Don’t be sidetracked by the military aspect. This … More

Joshua 9:1-11:15

Joshua9:1-10:15  –  Some chose ‘to make war against Joshua and Israel’ (9:1-2). The Gibeonites came, looking for peace. They achieved … More

Joshua 7-8

Joshua7:1-26  –  This chapter begins with the word, ‘But’ – This is ominous! What comes next? – Sin: ‘the people … More

Joshua 1-3

Joshua1:1-18  –  For Israel, it was a new beginning. They were leaving the wilderness. That was their past. They were … More

The victory over Jericho

The victory over Jericho came immediately after the appearance of “the Commander of the Lord’s army.” It was God who … More

The victory over Ai

The victory over Ai (Joshua 7 & 8) could not take place until the sin of Achan had been dealt … More

The Lord fights for us.

“The Lord fought for Israel” (Joshua 10:14). This is what we must see in all the conflicts between Israel and … More

85 years old …

In the book of Joshua , there’s plenty of geography – lots of place names. There is also the spiritual … More

Joshua 24:1-33

Close to the end of his life, Joshua commits himself and his family to the Lord (15,29). Moved by his … More

Joshua 23:1-16

God has done, is doing and will do great things for us (3-5, 8-10). He calls us to ‘obey’ Him, … More

Joshua 22:1-34

Joshua had heard God’s Word (1:8). Now, he speaks God’s Word to the people (5). To those who ‘have obeyed’ … More

Joshua 20:1-21:45

We read of manslaughter, ‘the cities of refuge’ and the death of the high priest (20:1-6). What does all this … More

Joshua 18:1-19:51

‘How long will you be slack to go in and take possession of the land, which the Lord, the God … More

Joshua 16:1-17:18

Compromise is a poor substitute for obedience. Fail to obey God, and you may have to live with the consequences … More

Joshua 15:1-63

‘The land of Negeb’ had little water. The request was made – ‘Give me also springs of water’. The request … More

Joshua 13:1-14:15

God has given the land to Israel. Still, there was the challenge: ‘there is still very much land to be … More

Joshua 11:16-12:24

What is the spiritual value of this list of victories? Don’t be sidetracked by the military aspect. This is not … More

Joshua 10:16-11:15

God gives the promise. Believing His promise, we obey His command, pressing on to victory (25,6). This is God’s way … More

Joshua 9:1-10:15

Some chose ‘to make war against Joshua and Israel’ (9:1-2). The Gibeonites came, looking for peace. They achieved their objective … More

Joshua 8:1-35

The victory was given by the Lord: ‘I have given into your hand…’ (1). The people still had to claim … More

Joshua 7:1-26

This chapter begins with the word, ‘But’ – This is ominous! What comes next? – Sin: ‘the people of Israel … More

Joshua 6:1-27

‘The walls came tumbling down’ – What a mighty work of God this was! It was ‘the Lord‘ who gave … More

Joshua 5:1-15

As you read about circumcision (2-7) and the Passover (10), think also of Paul’s words in Romans 2:29 and 1 … More

Joshua 4:1-24

‘These stones are to be a memorial to the people of Israel for ever’ (7). When, in the future, the … More

Joshua 3:1-17

‘Sanctify yourselves; for tomorrow the Lord will do wonders among you’ (5). ‘Sanctify them in the truth; Thy Word is … More

Joshua 2:1-24

The story of Rahab is summarized in Hebrews 11:31 – ‘By faith…she gave a friendly welcome to the spies’. A … More

Joshua 1:1-18

For Israel, it was a new beginning. They were leaving the wilderness. That was their past. They were entering the … More