23 | j o s h u a

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Character check. We’ve heard that character is what you do when no one is looking. What’s going on here is that a long time has passed since the chapter before. There were still some nations that were left in their … Continued

22 | j o s h u a

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How willing are we to put God first in any situation? What is happening here is that these two and a half tribes are going home. They are part of Israel, but they are separated from the rest of the … Continued

21:45 | j o s h u a

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John 21:15-19 Two in one. Well the night before yesterday, I felt like a total mess up. Some guy I’ve been trying to disciple told me that night that he became a Christian. Great news huh? Well I wanted to … Continued

20 | j o s h u a

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A great foreshadowing of the Gospel that was coming through Jesus. Now that all of the land is set up, God tells Joshua to set up these cities of refuge. They are basically cities where someone can run to if … Continued

19 | j o s h u a

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There are tons of things that keep our relationships with God from progressing. It is usually failure. So apparently what is happening is that Joshua is splitting up the rest of the land for the remaining seven tribes. One tribe … Continued

18 | j o s h u a

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Sometimes we get too comfortable where we are. We think that God is blessing us and we have more than enough for a pretty good life. There is no need for more conflict or for pushing ourselves to do more … Continued

15:13-19 | j o s h u a

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More examples of God’s choice of blessings that we receive. Background: Caleb is conquering the land that Joshua said he could have in the previous passage. He gets to this one city and makes an announcement that whoever defeats this … Continued

14:6-15 | j o s h u a

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So the previous passage was about serving God and not receiving anything from it. This passage is the opposite. However, they both share the same principle. This is not the account of Moses saying this. In this passage this is … Continued

13:8-33 | j o s h u a

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The verses before this mention all the lands that Moses had given to these different tribes of Israel. The way it’s broken up in the Bible, you can see how much was written about the land these different tribes of … Continued