Tag Archives: Joshua 20

until he is tried

until he is tried Joshua 20:7-9 (JDV) Joshua 20:7 So they designated Kedesh in the hill country of Naphtali in Galilee, Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (in other words, Hebron) in the hill country of Judah. … Continue reading

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a chance at a new life

a chance at a new life Joshua 20:4-6 (JDV) Joshua 20:4 When someone flees to one of these cities, stands at the entrance of the city gate, and states his case before the elders of that city, they are to … Continue reading

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a law of grace

a law of grace Joshua 20:1-3 (JDV) Joshua 20:1 Then Yahveh spoke to Joshua, Joshua 20:2 “Tell the Israelites: Select your cities of refuge, like I instructed you through Moses, Joshua 20:3 so that a person who kills someone unintentionally … Continue reading

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missions and human rights

Joshua 20 Even though the objective of the Israelites was to occupy the promised land as quickly as possible, no human right was to be set aside.  The cities of refuge were a way of preserving life, protecting the accused … Continue reading

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