Monthly Archives: June 2019

June 10, 2019: Day 44 – Joshua 10

The chapter begins at least with Joshua merely acting on behalf of his allies, the Gibeonites, remember those who had tricked Joshua but to whom Joshua remained loyal.  The Gibeonites were being attacked by 5 kings and Joshua was sworn … Continue reading

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June 9, 2019: Day 43 – Joshua 9

The plot thickens.  I do love the detail of Scripture.  The Israelites are making a name for themselves in the region.  They had conquered Jericho and Ai and now the people around them were forming alliances in order to overcome … Continue reading

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June 8, 2019: Day 42 – Joshua 8

The previous chapter  we see that Israel was defeated soundly by the King and the people of Ai.  This was because God had withdrawn His blessing because Israel had disobeyed.  Well, now that they had fully obeyed the Lord by … Continue reading

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June 7, 2019: Day 41 – Joshua 7

I guess we can say that even if you admit your  guilt you are not guaranteed to get an easy sentence.  In many of our thoughts we see that when a person admits their guilt then maybe their sentence can … Continue reading

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June 6, 2019: Day 40 – Joshua 6

God doesn’t always follow the most orthodox ways in accomplishing His purposes.  The battle over Jericho is described and it is set up in a way where only God would be able to get the credit for the conquest.  No … Continue reading

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June 5, 2019: Day 39 – Joshua 5

There really is a lot in this chapter to look at.  First of all, I love the detail of what happened in the wilderness while they were wandering.  The people who were born in Egypt were circumcised by their parents … Continue reading

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June 4, 2019: Day 38 – Joshua 4

Here you find the entire story of the crossing over of the Jordan from after the beginning all the way until the end.  God wants to be sure that the people of Israel do not forget what God did for … Continue reading

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June 3, 2019: Day 37 – Joshua 3

This is one of the most powerful stories in the Bible for me.  The message of the priests standing in the Jordan while it was overflowing its banks is not lost on me…now.  Every year we would go to the … Continue reading

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June 2, 2019: Day 36 – Joshua 2

There is a lot to look through in this story with BC eyes.  Let’s start, first of all, if you don’t know this story, read it again 5 times until it becomes familiar to you.  The story of Rahab… Let’s … Continue reading

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June 1, 2019: Day 35 – Joshua 1

This book of the Bible takes its name from Moses’ apprentice and successor.  In Numbers 13:16 we see where his name is changed from Hoshea which means salvation, to Joshua which means The Lord is salvation.  Think about that switch … Continue reading

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