Radical Removal of Sin

11. June 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 7:14-26 Theme: God’s wrath comes on those who willfully disobey Key verses: In the morning present yourselves…and the family that the Lord takes shall come forward man by man. He who is caught with the devoted things shall be destroyed by fire, along with all that belongs to him. He has violated the ...

Devoted to Destruction

06. June 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 7:6-13 Theme: God will not bless or protect us if we do not destroy what He has deemed devoted. Key verses: “Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell facedown to the ground before the ark of the Lord, remaining there until evening. The elders did the same…” (v. 6) “‘O Lord, what can ...

Dangerously Undetected Burning

04. June 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 7:1-5 Theme: God’s anger was burning but noone was noticing  Key verses: “But the Israelites acted unfaithfully in regard to the devoted things; Achan…took some of them. So the Lord’s anger burned against Israel. Now Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai…So the men went up and spied out Ai. When they returned ...

Obedience Brings Honor

01. June 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 6:22-27 Theme: The Lord honors those who faithfully honor and obey Him. Key verses: “They burned the whole city and everything in it, but they put the silver and gold and the articles of bronze and iron into the treasury of the Lord’s house. But Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute…” (v. 24-25a) “So ...

Outrageous Commands from an Outstanding God

31. May 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 6:1-21 Theme: Nothing is too difficult for God when His people obey  Key verses: “Now Jericho was tightly shut up because of the Israelites. No one went out and no one came in. Then the Lord said to Joshua, ‘See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its king and its fighting ...

Neither for Us or Against Us

21. May 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 5:13-15 Theme: Favor from God comes through obedience Key verses: “Joshua…saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, ‘Are you for us or for our enemies?’ ‘Neither,’ he replied, “but as commander of the army of the Lord I ...

A Fresh Start

10. May 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 5:1-12 Theme: God gave Israel a new beginning in the promised land. Key verses: “…the Lord said to Joshua, ‘Make flint knives’ and circumcise the Israelites again.\'” “…all the men who were of military age when they left Egypt had died, since they had not obeyed the Lord.” (v. 6a) “So he raised ...

Hazardous Leadership

08. May 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 4:10-24 Theme: God’s people will risk their lives for leaders they really trust. Key verses: “Now the priests who carried the ark remained standing in the middle of the Jordan until everything the Lord had commanded Joshua was done by the people…The people hurried off.” (v. 10) “About forty thousand armed for battle crossed ...

Where’s Your Sign?

04. May 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 4:1-9 Theme: We should leave reminders of God’s power and mercy for our children to keep. Key verses: “When the whole nation had finished crossing the Jordan…Joshua called together the twelve men…and said to them, “…Each of you is to take up a stone on his shoulder, according to the number of the ...

The River of Opportunity

30. April 2007 Joshua 0
Text: Joshua 3 Theme: God exalts Joshua and assures His people at the Jordan Key verses: “Joshua told the people, ‘Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do amazing things among you.\'” (v. 5) “And the Lord said to Joshua, ‘Today I will begin to exalt you in the eyes of all Israel, so they may know that ...