God Gives Us Boundaries

18. October 2007 Joshua 1
Text: Joshua 14-15 Theme: God gave specific boundaries to His children. Key verses: “Now these are the areas the Israelites received as an inheritance in the land of Canaan…Their inheritances were assigned by lot to the nine-and-a-half tribes, as the Lord had commanded through Moses.” (v. 1-2) “The allotment for the tribe of Judah, clan ...

Still Up for a Fight

12. October 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 14:1-15 Theme: Caleb’s determination and faithfulness to claim his land Key verses: “Now the men of Judah approached Joshua at Gilgal, and Caleb…said to him, ‘You know what the Lord said to Moses…about you and me. I was forty years old when Moses…sent me…to explore the land. And I brought him back a ...

Inheriting the Lord Himself

10. October 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 13:7-33 Theme: A worship leader’s inheritance is the Lord Himself. Key verses: “But to the tribe of Levi he gave an inheritance since the offerings made by fire to the Lord, the God of Israel, are their inheritance, as he promised them.” (v. 14) “But to the tribe of Levi, Moses had given ...

Work’s Still Not Done

21. September 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 13:1-6 Theme: The Promised Land still had many challenges Key verses: “When Joshua was old and well advanced in years, the Lord said to him, ‘You are very old, and there are still large areas of land to be taken over.” (v. 1) “As for all the inhabitants of the mountain regions…I myself ...

Remembering the Victories

19. September 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 12 Theme: Joshua lists all the kings of the lands the Israelites had conquered. Key verses: “These are the kings of the land whom the Isralelites had defeated and whose territory they took over east of the Jordan…” (v. 1a) “Moses, the servant of the Lord, and the Israelistes conquered them. And Moses…gave ...

I’m Back!

It has been over two months since I last entered a journal post from my quiet times. Mind you, I’ve had some strong and connsistent times alone in God’s Word over these past several weeks. Nonetheless, there is nothing that can replace the discipline of journaling what God is teaching me. It galvanizes my mind and ...

Without Mercy

09. July 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 11 Theme: At times the Lord leads his people to show no mercy  Key verses: “So Joshua took this entire land…He captured all their kings and struck them down, putting them to death.” (v. 16-17) “Except for the Hivites living in Gibeon, not one city made a treaty of peace with the Israelites, who took ...

Holy Killing

30. June 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 10:28-43 Theme: God’s methods can be very hard to understand Key verses: “Joshua took Makkedah, and struck it and its king with the edge of the sword. He utterly destroyed them – all the people who were in it.” (v. 28) “…they fought against Libnah. And the Lord delivered it and its king into the ...

Complete Victory

27. June 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 10:16-28 Theme: God’s gives complete and thorough victory to His children. Key verses: “Joshua and the Israelites destroyed them completely – almost to a man…The whole army then returned safely to Joshua in the camp at Makkedah, and no one uttered a word against the Israelites.” (v. 20-21) “Joshua said, ‘Open the mouth ...