God completes what he starts

In our Bible reading for today, we come to Joshua 13-14 where God promises an elderly Joshua that he WILL complete what he started.  This is a theme we see again in the New Testament: And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion … More God completes what he starts

April 6 Joshua 13-14

April 6 Joshua 13-14 (ESV) Land Still to Be Conquered 13:1 Now Joshua was old and advanced in years, and the Lord said to him, “You are old and advanced in years, and there remains yet very much land to possess. 2 This is the land that yet remains: all the regions of the Philistines, and all those of the … More April 6 Joshua 13-14

April 5 Joshua 10-12

April 5 Joshua 10-12 (ESV) The Sun Stands Still 10:1 As soon as Adoni-zedek, king of Jerusalem, heard how Joshua had captured Ai and had devoted it to destruction, [1] doing to Ai and its king as he had done to Jericho and its king, and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel and were … More April 5 Joshua 10-12

Mercy Without Borders

Joshua summoned them, and he said to them, “Why did you deceive us, saying, ‘We are very far from you,’ when you dwell among us?Now therefore you are cursed, and some of you shall never be anything but servants, cutters of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.” They answered Joshua, … More Mercy Without Borders

April 3 Joshua 6-7

April 3 Joshua 6-7 (ESV) The Fall of Jericho 6:1 Now Jericho was shut up inside and outside because of the people of Israel. None went out, and none came in. 2 And the Lord said to Joshua, “See, I have given Jericho into your hand, with its king and mighty men of valor. 3 You shall march around the city, all … More April 3 Joshua 6-7

“Take off your sandals from your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy.”

When Joshua was by Jericho, he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man was standing before him with his drawn sword in his hand. And Joshua went to him and said to him, “Are you for us, or for our adversaries?” And he said, “No; but I am the commander of the … More “Take off your sandals from your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy.”

April 2 Joshua 3-5

April 2 Joshua 3-5 (ESV) Israel Crosses the Jordan 3:1 Then Joshua rose early in the morning and they set out from Shittim. And they came to the Jordan, he and all the people of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over. 2 At the end of three days the officers went through the camp 3 and commanded the … More April 2 Joshua 3-5

April 1 Joshua 1-2

April 1 Joshua 1-2 (ESV) God Commissions Joshua 1:1 After the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, the Lord said to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ assistant, 2 “Moses my servant is dead. Now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, you and all this people, into the land that I am giving to them, to the people of … More April 1 Joshua 1-2