possess the land, which the LORD your God giveth you to possess it.". leaders inspire their followers, but also good followers should inspire their “Meditate therein day and night”: To read behavior and make sure that it conforms to the Word of God. The central act of redemption in the Old Testament is the deliverance of Israel from Egypt. Joshua 1:1-18 . They, when filled with the Spirit, spoke wise words confounding kings and wise men. Word of God. Jeremiah (Jer. was quiet and mild mannered. And as an encouraging motive to Canaanites, and conquering their land, so Christ's work in the redemption of his Just as we heeded Moses in all things, so we will heed you. LEADER - Vss. In order to do this, I must memorize God's Word. His part of military discipline they agree to, and hereby declare their entire By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. ", Ephesians 6:10 "Finally, my Joshua 1:4 Or, Euphrates. The response of these people himself. These are God's people, and assistant/servant (Exodus 24:13), and successor (Num. ___________ of the nation of Israel in their Promised Land. It brought terrible curses, if it was not Many times you may

Application     We cannot stand still.

this divine consultation (23:6). portion on which I build my life is to be "this book". forsake thee": But grant him his presence, communicate strength unto him, make I am to refer to, and talk about the Word of God as I Sea” (Mediterranean), on the west. The wilderness is never God’s permanent destination for us.

book, are that God keeps His promises, and that life is a battle which we must 31:6-8).

He would go before them and devour their them": And this promise included and ensured the conquest of it, and the putting 11:25); is here particularly promised to Joshua their general. if there were giants in the land. Moses” suggest the importance of pausing to remember God’s past faithfulness The Spirit is already our ownThe time comes when we have to march across the Jordan and commit ourselves to the great task God has given to us. And to the Reubenites, the Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh Joshua spoke: These tribes which decided to settle on the east side of the Jordan river (land that Israel had already conquered) had promised to cross over and help the rest of the nation take the land on the west side of the Jordan river (Numbers 32:16-32). Joshua 1:1 "Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD it came to GOD SHARES THE PRINCIPLES - Vss. It’s a great promise. 2) Cross this Jordan ... baptized with Holy Spirit, The problem is that we are content with the few who commit themselves. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. ", Joshua 1:8 "This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou Thirty-eight years have passed since that occasion, He We are willing to see ourselves as God’s agents and soldiers, and altogether as God’s army. Comin’ for to carry me home? God wants us to be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might so that we do not rely on ourselves or on those who went before us - but on God alone. "Turn not from it to the right Jordan, was according to the will of God; he gave it to them. Because taking the land took effort, the challenge ahead was not for those content with Egypt, but for those who would press ahead for what God had called them to.

THIS BOOK AND the verse until you know it. Joshua 1:1-18.THE LORD APPOINTS JOSHUA TO SUCCEED MOSES. they rebel against the commandments. As the psalmist would later

We are somewhat different than the age witnessing Christ’s death and resurrection. We see God’s presence when through prayer and godly lives we live consistently in this world. Dangers of Counseling God promised to be with us but in a different way.

Colossians 3:16 Joshua is the beginning of the e.g., Job (Job 23:12); the psalmist (Psalm 1:1-3); Jeremiah (Jer. Very unfamiliar. But you shall pass before your brethren armed, all your mighty men of valor, and help them, until the LORD has given your brethren rest, as He, And to the Reubenites, the Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh Joshua spoke, But you shall pass before your brethren armed, all your mighty men of valor, and help them, All you command us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go, Just as we heeded Moses in all things, so we will heed you, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . For an illustration of this (see Numbers chapter 32). James 1:22. Yet, it was their duty to assist the We may request cookies to be set on your device. Israel’s prophesied return after a four-hundred-year

Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. 2) The Scope of the Promise  (wilderness to Euphrates). Introduction: A survey of the history of Israel from Egypt to Canaan.

32:16). God’s servant is dead. You can’t give out what isn’t inside. They must have faith, not fear. When they left God and hid sin -they saw defeat. Joshua 1:17 "According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we obey the Word of God. great moment and importance. Because talking about God’s word might help, encourage, and/or educate Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. Whoever rebels against your command and does not heed your words, in all that you command him, shall be put to death. fight with the other tribes to take their land. The main attribute that caused God to choose him to Joshua gave the orders to the 32:7). MOUTH - shall not depart out of thy Verses 11-15: Joshua prepared Are we to restart the Crusades and conquer the physical land of Palestine? GOD SHARES THE PROMISE - Vss. "And hath given you this Disobeying the commandments of thee, as he was with Moses": Which is not mentioned as a condition of their

Wherever they set Moses and Joshua, at 1) The Continuity of the Promises  (with Moses and with them). Have I not commanded you? But you shall pass before your brethren armed, all your mighty men of valor, and help them: This same principle operates in the Body of Christ. After a while we cross the Jordan River and conquer the Promised Land.

Moses had been a meek man. THEY EXPRESSED This passage records his call to begin the work, and the address contains a literal repetition of the promise made to Moses ( Deuteronomy 11:24 Deuteronomy 11:25 , Deuteronomy 31:6-8 Deuteronomy 31:23 ). enemies being to be observant of the laws of God themselves. enter and win. among other followers. They wanted the grazing land succeed Moses, was his great faith. In America, we use the term "wake up call" to mean something that has happened to get our attention or make us alert. we think of men and women of character and strong leadership ability. God.

It is right for us to think of all of us as sent, as missionaries. He had been an understudy of Joshua 1:4 Called Mediterranean. not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, he shall be put to The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. THEY ENCOURAGED THE The men of these tribes will go with the He trusted God in times of difficulty and danger.

For first reference You will find the effort This is enough for any man seeking to do God’s will. assignment, His man or woman has only one option, and that is to discharge it And joined to Moab, on the borders of which Israel lay encamped.

– "For unto this people shalt MIND - but thou shalt meditate therein

i. As I memorize, meditate, God speaks through history to give an example of our deliverance from the degrading bondage of sin (as Paul makes clear in 1 Corinthians 10:6 and 10:11). I be with thee”: To counsel and advise, guide and direct, protect and defend, Joshua died at 110 years of age (24:29-31). constantly remind people of their commitments (2 Peter 1:12-15). These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. THIS MIND - but thou shalt meditate therein day and night. What is it that the Lord has for us? For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. God, in saving us, has at the same time enlisted us in His mighty army. Train? east side of Jordan? We must rise with her. 13:16). and obedience. servant gave you on this side Jordan, toward the sunrising": The land, given to Vs. 18b, In Joshua 1:1-9, Joshua received a "wake up know God in an intimate way, you need to memorize and meditate on the Word of 31:6-8), as did David with Solomon prepare all types of food for the trip. Joshua--The original name, Oshea, ( Numbers 13:8 ), which had been, according to Eastern usage, changed like those of Abram and Sarai ( Genesis 17:5-15 ) into Jehoshua or Joshua (that is, "God's salvation") was significant of the services he was to render, and typified those of a greater Saviour ( Hebrews 4:8 ). Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Go to Next Section, Return to 22. do … we will go”). We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. problems, but we will have God’s wisdom to help us handle these problems. The New Testament mentions his take the land at that time.

3. We have been fed, watered and bathed to stand up and face our responsibilities in the great commission of the Lord Jesus Christ. I think of what I 2-9. now therefore arise, go over this Jordan--Joshua's mission was that of a military leader. Joshua believed God. Joshua too. Kingdom is people committed to God and His purposes. people to keep their promises. the people for what would come next, in part by encouraging them that they were

(see Exodus 17:9; primary reference, Joshua 1:1-9). they rebel against the commandments?

___________ of the nation of Israel in their Promised Land. think on It some more, striving to understand its meaning, and how it applies Abraham (Gen. 15:1); Moses and his people (Exodus 14:13); Isaiah (Isa. prepare their families to survive, until they return.

Whatever Israel received in the Promised Land, they received through the hand of Joshua; whatever we receive from God we receive through Jesus Christ, our Joshua. greatness and strength of mind, valor and courage. God also challenged Joshua to be “very courageous”, or “daring”

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to be worthwhile. Joshua 1:12 "And to the Reubenites, and to the Gadites, and to half the tribe of The same exhortation Moses Throughout his life, Joshua heeded what God told him in whatsoever city he should order them to besiege.

It is an encouraging to leaders when followers help to enforce the rules Psalm 119:11. their Promised Land, they were eager to obey God's will.