Monthly Archives: August 2021

standing up against sin

standing up against sin Joshua 7:10-11 (JDV) Joshua 7:10 Yahveh then said to Joshua, “Stand up! Why have you fallen facedown? Joshua 7:11 Israel has failed. They have violated my covenant that I appointed for them. They have taken some … Continue reading

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first reaction

first reaction Joshua 7:6-9 (JDV) Joshua 7:6 Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell facedown to the ground before the ark of Yahveh until evening, as did the elders of Israel; they all put dust on their heads. Joshua 7:7 … Continue reading

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each link is important

each link is important Joshua 7:4-5 (JDV) Joshua 7:4 So about three thousand men went up there, but they fled from the men of Ai. Joshua 7:5 The men of Ai struck down about thirty-six of them and chased them … Continue reading

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the only number that matters

the only number that matters Joshua 7:1-3 (JDV) Joshua 7:1 The Israelites, however, were unfaithful regarding the things set apart for destruction. Achan son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of … Continue reading

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leaving the rubble alone

leaving the rubble alone Joshua 6:26 -27 (JDV) Joshua 6:26 At that time Joshua imposed this curse: The man who undertakes the rebuilding of this city, Jericho, is cursed before Yahveh. He will lay its foundation at the cost of … Continue reading

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spared Joshua 6:20-25 (JDV) Joshua 6:20 So the troops yelled, and the trumpets sounded. When they heard the blast of the trumpet, the troops gave a great yell, and the wall collapsed. The troops advanced into the city, each man … Continue reading

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dedicated or destroyed

dedicated or destroyed Joshua 6:15-19 (JDV) Joshua 6:15 Early on the seventh day, they started at dawn and marched around the city seven times in the same way. That was the only day they marched around the city seven times. … Continue reading

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silent soldiers

silent soldiers Joshua 6:8-14 (JDV) Joshua 6:8 After Joshua had spoken to the troops, seven priests carrying seven trumpets in front of Yahveh moved forward and blew the trumpets; the ark of Yahveh’s covenant followed them. Joshua 6:9 While the … Continue reading

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symbol of fear

symbol of fear Joshua 6:6-7 (JDV) Joshua 6:6 So Joshua son of Nun called the priests together and said to them, “Take up the ark of the covenant and have seven priests carry seven trumpets in front of the ark … Continue reading

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conditional victory

conditional victory Joshua 6:1-5 (JDV) Joshua 6:1 Jericho was strongly fortified because of the Israelites – no one leaving or entering. Joshua 6:2 Yahveh said to Joshua, “Notice, I have handed Jericho, its king, and its ablest soldiers over to … Continue reading

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