Monthly Archives: October 2021

land you did not labor for

land you did not labor for Joshua 24:11-13 (JDV) Joshua 24:11 ” ‘You then crossed the Jordan and came to Jericho. Jericho’s citizens – as well as the Amorites, Perizzites, Canaanites, Hethites, Girgashites, Hivites, and Jebusites – did battle with … Continue reading

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past opponents

past opponents Joshua 24:5-10 (JDV) Joshua 24:5 I sent Moses and Aaron, and I defeated Egypt by what I did within it, and afterward, I brought you out. Joshua 24:6 When I brought your fathers out of Egypt and you … Continue reading

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history lesson

history lesson Joshua 24:1-4 (JDV) Joshua 24:1 Joshua assembled all the tribes of Israel at Shechem and summoned Israel’s elders, leaders, judges, and officers, and they presented themselves before God. Joshua 24:2 Joshua said to all the people, “This is … Continue reading

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faithfulness works both ways

faithfulness works both ways Joshua 23:14-16 (JDV) Joshua 23:14 “I am now going the way of the whole land, and you know with all your heart and all your soul that none of the good promises Yahveh your God made … Continue reading

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from dominating to disappearing

from dominating to disappearing Joshua 23:7-13 (JDV) Joshua 23:7 and so that you do not associate with these nations remaining among you. Do not call on the names of their gods or make an oath to them; do not serve … Continue reading

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a source of strength

a source of strength Joshua 23:4-6 (JDV) Joshua 23:4 See, I have allotted these remaining nations to you as an inheritance for your tribes, including all the nations I have destroyed, from the Jordan westward to the Mediterranean Sea. Joshua … Continue reading

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he fought for you

he fought for you Joshua 23:1-3 (JDV) Joshua 23:1 A long time after Yahveh had given Israel rest from all the enemies around them, Joshua was old, advanced in days. Joshua 23:2 So Joshua summoned all Israel, including its elders, … Continue reading

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different path, same God

different path, same God Joshua 22:30-34 (JDV) Joshua 22:30 When the priest Phinehas and the community leaders, the heads of Israel’s clans who were with him, heard what the descendants of Reuben, Gad, and Manasseh had to say, they were … Continue reading

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bridges, not barriers.

bridges, not barriers. Joshua 22:20-29 (JDV) Joshua 22:20 Wasn’t Achan son of Zerah unfaithful regarding what was set apart for destruction, bringing wrath on the entire community of Israel? He was not the only one who was destroyed because of … Continue reading

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different, but still true

different, but still true Joshua 22:10-19 (JDV) Joshua 22:10 When they came to the region of the Jordan in the land of Canaan, the Reubenites, Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh built a large, impressive altar there by the … Continue reading

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