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September 13, 2020 – Joshua 11:1-23 – Joshua’s Campaign in the North and the Question of Genocide

The ministry of Jesus and His disciples covers much of the territory discussed in Joshua’s military campaigns. Jesus, like Joshua,  also overthrew “kings,” but they were spiritual “principalities and powers” resisting the kingdom of God. Also, was the conquest of … Continue reading

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September 6, 2020 – Joshua 10:1-43 – The Sun Stands Still for Joshua

When the five Amorite kings converge to punish the Gibeonites, Joshua takes a bold step of faith and the sun and moon stand still during the battle. Notes on Joshua 10

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August 30, 2020 – Joshua 9:1-27 – The Craftiness of the Gibeonites

The Gibeonites want to defect from the Canaanite alliance and join with Israel, but to do that, they first have to fool Joshua. Notes on Joshua 9:1-27

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August 23, 2020 – Joshua 8:1-35 – Victory at Ai

After the sin of Achan is judged, God transforms Israel’s failure into a victory. Notes on Joshua 8:1-35

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August 16, 2020 – Joshua 7:1-26 – The Sin of Achan

Israel is defeated at Ai, and the reason is found within their own camp. Notes on Joshua 7:1-26

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