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July 5, 2020 – Joshua 1:10-18 – Can Joshua Fill Moses’ Sandals?

Joshua succeeds Moses because of his humility and loyalty. But Joshua’s weaknesses, according to the rabbis, had to be overcome. In some areas, Joshua would even exceed Moses. Notes on Joshua 1:10-18

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June 28, 2020 – Joshua 1:1-9 – A New Leader

The first of the historical books is Joshua. Joshua appears early on as Moses’ sentry at the base of Mount Sinai during the Golden calf incident (Exodus 32). He also has an important role as one of the 12 spies … Continue reading

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Studying the Historical Books

After completing our 3 1/2-year cycle of readings in the Torah, we’ve decided to continue with the historical books that follow, beginning with Joshua. We’ll read first about the conquest of the Canaanite tribes, then examine the disappointing time of … Continue reading

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June 14, 2020 – Deut. 34:1-12 – The Death of Moses

Torah Reading: Deuteronomy 34:1-12 – The Death of Moses This chapter ends our 3 1/2-year cycle of Torah readings! Psalm 148-150 (Repeat)Haftarah: Joshua 1:1-9 (Repeat) Notes on Deuteronomy 34:1-12 Notes on Psalm 150

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June 7, 2020 – Deut. 32:44 – 33:29 – Moses Blesses Israel

Torah Reading: Deuteronomy 32:44 – 33:29 – Moses Blesses Israel Psalm 148-150Haftarah: Joshua 1:1-9 Notes for Deuteronomy 32:44 – 33:29 Notes on Psalm 148 Notes on Psalm 149

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