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December 21 – Behind the Christmas Card – Miscommunication

Read Joshua 22:1-34 As someone who loves the art of communication, I am often quite surprised by how much I apologize for miscommunicating. Honestly, it must happen on a weekly basis! You are almost guaranteed to hear me saying, “I’m … Continue reading

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December 7 – Covenantal Caution

Read Joshua 9:1-27 Not every covenant recorded in the Scriptures is one made by God or one sanctioned by God.  This one you just read in Joshua 9 between the Israelites and the Gibeonites is a good example.  The Israelites had … Continue reading

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November 4 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Joshua

Read Joshua 10:1-15 “Where were you when the sun stood still?” Can you imagine being there on the day that such a prayer was answered? When reading Joshua 10:1-15, it might be easy to process these verses as if it … Continue reading

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October 25: The Fall of Jericho

Read Joshua 5:13-6:27 God’s people were back in the land He promised them.  But they weren’t alone.  In their absence, pagan people had settled in and claimed the land.  When the people of God returned, the pagan inhabitants didn’t just … Continue reading

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October 24: Crossing the Jordan

Read Joshua 3:1-4:24 Famine and provision…years earlier, these were the sovereign means by which God had moved His people, numbering roughly 70, from Israel to Egypt.  But now, more than 400 years later, theologians estimate that hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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October 23: Joshua Succeeds Moses

Read Joshua 1:1-18 The Promised Land. The people of God knew it to be their ultimate destination.  They had wandered in the desert for more than 40 years in pursuit of it.  But all that they knew about it came … Continue reading

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October 11: Can I Get A Witness?

Read Joshua 24:1-33 It was no coincidence that Joshua delivered his farewell speech here. Shechem was exactly where God had first promised to give His people the land they now possessed. Although at the time of the promise Abram had yet … Continue reading

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