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Joshua 7 KJV Sermon, Achan, Bible, Study, Commentary, Analysis

Joshua 7 KJV Sermon, Achan, Bible, Study, Commentary, Analysis

Let’s turn to Joshua 7. We’ll be studying this chapter in the book of Joshua today. I actually originally set out to teach both chapters 7 and 8. But I had way too much material on chapter 7 to go any farther. So Lord-willing when we return from Easter we’ll continue chapter 8 of Joshua. […]

Joshua 6 KJV Sermon, Commentary, Bible, Jericho, Analysis

Joshua 6 KJV Sermon, Commentary, Bible, Jericho, Analysis

So now, all the preliminary stuff is out of the way. It’s as if Joshua and his men all now turn their sights toward Jericho. Joshua 6:1 And what do they find? Chapter 6, verse 1. [6:1 ¶ Now Jericho was straitly shut up because of the children of Israel: none went out, and none came […]

Joshua 5 KJV Sermon, Bible, Commentary, Explanation, Summary

Joshua 5 KJV Sermon, Bible, Commentary, Explanation, Summary

We’ll be studying Joshua chapters 5 and 6 today. The title I’m giving this message is “Jericho: Destruction and Deliverance.” But first I feel like I need to say something about last week’s lesson. Yes, I did keep saying “Jericho” when I meant “Jordan” but that’s not what I want to address. I want to […]

Joshua 4 Sermon, Commentary, Summary, Bible, KJV

Joshua 4 Sermon, Commentary, Summary, Bible, KJV

Now, remember those 12 men we mentioned earlier? The ones that Joshua told Israel to select? Joshua 4:1-3 In 4:1-3 we finally we what they’re supposed to do. [4:1 And it came to pass, when all the people were clean passed over Jordan, that the Lord spake unto Joshua, saying, 2 Take you twelve men […]

Joshua 3 Sermon, KJV, Summary, Bible, Commentary, Study

Joshua 3 Sermon, KJV, Summary, Bible, Commentary, Study

So we’re in the book of Joshua. And what we’re seeing in this book is that God keeps his promises. Last week God encouraged Joshua to believe those promises. God encouraged Joshua with his own divine words, through the words of his fellow Israelites – which actually included some of God’s words, just repeated –, […]

Joshua 2 Sermon, Bible, Commentary, Lesson, Summary, Explanation

Joshua 2 Sermon, Bible, Commentary, Lesson, Summary, Explanation

So Joshua is getting encouragement directly from the Lord himself and also from God’s people, repeating God’s word to him. Excellent. What else could encourage Joshua to believe God‘s promises? We’ll see a few more encouragements in chapter 2. Joshua 2:1 Let’s read the first verse of chapter 2 to find out what’s going on… […]

Joshua 1, Commentary, Analysis, KJV, Bible

Joshua 1 Encouragement to Believe

In this introduction to the book we won’t see fulfillment of God’s promises so much. But we will see the encouragements he gives to Joshua that those promises will come to pass.

Book of Joshua Commentary, KJV, Summary, Analysis, Bible Study

Book of Joshua Commentary, KJV, Summary, Analysis, Bible Study

Book of Joshua Commentary: So after our whirlwind of a lesson last week through Deuteronomy we’ll do another kind of overview lesson. This time we’ll get a broad birds-eye view of the book of Joshua. We’ll start in chapter 1. Now, I might change my mind after we study through the whole book chapter-by-chapter. But […]

Esther 10 NLT

Esther 10 NLT

Esther 10 NLT: The very brief 10th chapter tells us that Mordecai was great. The king advanced him. He was second only to the king in the most powerful empire of his day. He found favor among his kinsmen. He sought the welfare of his people. You walk away from the 10th chapter almost wondering […]

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