Tag Archives: Joshua 9

uninterrupted freedom

uninterrupted freedom Joshua 9:21-27 (JDV) Joshua 9:21 They also said, “Let them stay alive.” So the Gibeonites became woodcutters and water carriers for the whole community, like the leaders had promised them. Joshua 9:22 Joshua summoned the Gibeonites and said … Continue reading

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caution and compromise

caution and compromise Joshua 9:7-13 (JDV) Joshua 9:7 The men of Israel replied to the Hivites, “What if you actually live among us. How could we make a treaty with you?” Joshua 9:8 They said to Joshua, “We are your … Continue reading

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Gibeonites among us

Gibeonites among us Joshua 9:3-6 (JDV) Joshua 9:3 When the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and Ai, Joshua 9:4 they acted deceptively. They gathered provisions and took worn-out sacks on their donkeys and old wineskins, … Continue reading

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a united alliance

a united alliance Joshua 9:1-2 (JDV) Joshua 9:1 When all the kings heard about Jericho and Ai, those who were west of the Jordan in the hill country, in the Judean foothills, and all along the coast of the Mediterranean … Continue reading

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missions and common sense

Joshua 9 The lesson the Israelite leaders learned from the Gibeonite deception was an important one.  Whatever they did, they needed to seek the LORD’s guidance first.  Although God was withy them, and promised to give them the land, he … Continue reading

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