We will serve the LORD, Jesus, for He is our God

Joshua 24:16-18  “Then the people answered, `Far be it from us that we should forsake the LORD to serve other gods, for it is the LORD our God who brought us and our fathers up from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery, and who did those great signs in our sight … More We will serve the LORD, Jesus, for He is our God

April 11 Joshua 24

April 11 Joshua 24 (ESV) The Covenant Renewal at Shechem 24:1 Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel. And they presented themselves before God. 2 And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Long ago, your fathers … More April 11 Joshua 24

April 10 Joshua 22-23

April 10 Joshua 22-23 (ESV) The Eastern Tribes Return Home 22:1 At that time Joshua summoned the Reubenites and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, 2 and said to them, “You have kept all that Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you and have obeyed my voice in all that I have commanded you. 3 You have not forsaken your … More April 10 Joshua 22-23

Cities of Refuge Point to Christ, Our Great High Priest

Having just celebrated Jesus’ death and resurrection, it is exciting to have passages of Scripture that point us to Christ.  Sometimes verses jump right off the page at us, even though we have read it before and didn’t see it.  Such was the case when I first read about the cities of refuge.  But in … More Cities of Refuge Point to Christ, Our Great High Priest

April 9 Joshua 20-21

April 9 Joshua 20-21 (ESV) The Cities of Refuge 20:1 Then the Lord said to Joshua, 2 “Say to the people of Israel, ‘Appoint the cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you through Moses, 3 that the manslayer who strikes any person without intent or unknowingly may flee there. They shall be for you a refuge from the avenger of … More April 9 Joshua 20-21

April 8 Joshua 18-19

April 8 Joshua 18-19 (ESV) Allotment of the Remaining Land 18:1 Then the whole congregation of the people of Israel assembled at Shiloh and set up the tent of meeting there. The land lay subdued before them. 2 There remained among the people of Israel seven tribes whose inheritance had not yet been apportioned. 3 So Joshua said to … More April 8 Joshua 18-19

April 7 Joshua 15-17

April 7 Joshua 15-17 (ESV) The Allotment for Judah 15:1 The allotment for the tribe of the people of Judah according to their clans reached southward to the boundary of Edom, to the wilderness of Zin at the farthest south. 2 And their south boundary ran from the end of the Salt Sea, from the bay that faces … More April 7 Joshua 15-17