Monthly Archives: June 2019

June 20, 2019: Day 54 – Joshua 20

This is a very civil chapter.  You wouldn’t think that there would be a deliberate establishment of refugee cities in the Old Testament, but here we find the establishment of them.  These were cities where if you killed someone by … Continue reading

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June 19, 2019: Day 53 – Joshua 19

Once again we find ourselves in a setting where Joshua and the high priest were responsible for dividing the land for the Israelite tribes.  It is really helpful to have  the map in front of you that I provided a … Continue reading

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June 18, 2019: Day 52 – Joshua 18

Did I mention that Levi does not get a land inheritance?  This is mentioned once again.  We find this chapter once again going over the inheritance of the land to the tribes, but we find a frustrated Joshua because the … Continue reading

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June 17, 2019: Day 51 – Joshua 17

It is not often that you read about daughters who approach the leader at the time, that would be Joshua, and demand that they receive what was promised to them from their father.  We find that the daughters of Machir, … Continue reading

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June 16, 2019: Day 50- Joshua 16

This is the second time in a row that we find that one of the tribes doesn’t drive out the residents of the land.  They conquer the land, but they allow the residents to live there.  We saw that with … Continue reading

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June 15, 2019: Day 49 – Joshua 15

In the midst of the battles we find a love story and a story of sheer determination.  Achsah was the daughter of Caleb who was promised as the first trophy wife for anyone who might defeat Kiriath-sepher.  So, Caleb’s brother … Continue reading

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June 14, 2019: Day 48 – Joshua 14

I can’t help but favor those chapters that end with the words: “And the land had rest from war.”  This is one of those chapters.  Joshua is so filled with instances of war and times when the people of God … Continue reading

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June 13, 2019: Day 47 – Joshua 13

We enter into territory which can be called monotonous if this is all that you are reading.  There is repetition.  For example, did you know that the tribe of Levi Moses gave no inheritance?  You see that mentioned in vs.33 … Continue reading

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June 12, 2019: Day 46 – Joshua 12

SCOREBOARD!!!  So that is what you say when you are way ahead and someone who is losing badly tries to talk trash to you.  It should direct their gaze to the score, which ought to reflect that you have a … Continue reading

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June 11, 2019: Day 45 – Joshua 11

At the end of this chapter, finally, we have a rest from war.  But before we get to the end of this chapter we see a whole lot of war still in front of us.  We find another alliance of … Continue reading

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