Moses My servant is dead. So now arise , go over this Jordan, you and all this people, into the land which I am giving to them, the Israelites.
Every place upon which the sole of your foot shall tread, that have I given to you, as I promised Moses.
From the wilderness and this Lebanon to the great river Euphrates--all the land of the Although the Hittites are mentioned forty-eight times in the Bible, some critics long refused to accept the possibility, or at least the probability, of the importance of such an ancient people. But archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century have confirmed the importance of the Hittites beyond all question. For instance, G. A. Barton in Archaeology and the Bible records the existence of an archive of clay tablets containing among other things a military treaty made by the Egyptians and the Hittites nearly thirteen centuries before the birth of Christ.Hittites --and to the Great Sea on the west shall be your territory.
No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will not fail you or forsake you.
Be strong (confident) and of good courage, for you shall cause this people to inherit the land which I swore to their fathers to give them.
Only you be strong and very courageous, that you may do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you. Turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper wherever you go.
This Book of the Law shall not depart out of your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, that you may observe and do according to all that is written in it. For then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall deal wisely and have good This is the only place in the early English versions where the word ``success" is found. The secret of success is given in verses 5 through 9. Joshua accepted Moses' place of leadership without misgivings. God's will for him was his will, and he did not hesitate. To go ``all out" for God was already habitual with him; it is the unfailing prerequisite of eternal success (Deut. 6:3-5; Ps. 1:1-3; Luke 10:25-28).success.
Have not I commanded you? Be strong, vigorous, and very courageous. Be not afraid, neither be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
Then Joshua commanded the officers of the people, saying,
Pass through the camp and command the people, Prepare your provisions, for within three days you shall pass over this Jordan to go in to take possession of the land which the Lord your God is giving you to possess.
And to the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, Joshua said,
Remember what Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you, saying, The Lord your God is giving you rest and will give you this land .
Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall dwell in the land which Moses gave you on this side of the Jordan, but all your mighty men of valor shall pass on before your brethren armed, and help them
Until the Lord gives your brethren rest, as He has given you, and they also possess the land the Lord your God is giving them. Then you shall return to the land of your possession and possess it, the land Moses the Lord's servant gave you on the sunrise side of the Jordan.
They answered Joshua, All you command us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go.
As we hearkened to Moses in all things, so will we hearken to you; only may the Lord your God be with you as He was with Moses.
Whoever rebels against your commandment and will not hearken to all you command him shall be put to death. Only be strong, vigorous, and of good courage.
Summary: This is the first part of a series on the book of Joshua. Moses is dead and it is time to get ready because God is moving His people over Jordan. They has been in the wilderness for forty years and one might think they were ready. It's time... three days!
Summary: The theologian Adam Clarke notes that in the Greek there are no less than 5 five negatives in this short discourse. I will Never ... Never ... Never ... Never ... Never... leave you or forsake you.
Summary: This is part of The Christian's Heart series dealing with various qualities found within a believer's heart. This sermon is on the quality of courage. Through the life of Joshua we realize a courageous heart is a faithful, word-filled and trusting heart.
Summary: Does God specifically speak to you? This is a critical issue here at this point of the story because just like the commercial says: “when E.F Hutton speaks, everybody listens”. So is the case with God.
Summary: First message in a series of messages in the book of Joshua. God has called us to our own Promised Land but many of us refuse to go and we stay back and remain in the wilderness. Do you have an unfulfilled dream for your life? Guess what...so does God!
Summary: "There is no success without sacrifice. If you succeed without sacrifice it is because someone has suffered before you. If you sacrifice without success it is because someone will succeed after." (Adoniram Judson)
Summary: Let us purpose our hearts to give God’s word the Bible the proper place in our lives and in our homes and let us pray the Lord will bless us as we make it the light we follow as we make our way along the path the Lord has called us each to walk
Summary: The second part to "Ending Well" It comes from “A good start need a better ending, and a good ending needs a better start.” This looks at Joshua chapter one and gives an looks at how we can get traction and move forward in this life of faith.
Summary: Joshua provides a bridge between Israel's unsettled wanderings and the establishment of a new nation. The children of Israel were shaken by the death of Moses, and were filled with uncertainty about their future...yet God hadn't left.
Summary: Remember, the same issues that Joshua and the Israelites faced we also face. We face change in our lives. We face stress. We face sorrow. When we face these times in our lives, God is commanding us to be strong in our actions and deeds and also to be
Summary: In this message, we will examine the keys to prosperity and success that allowed Joshua to fulfill his mission of bringing the people to the Promised Land in spite of the death of Moses. How did he overcome his fears and allowed God's Word to guide him?
Summary: After the death of Moses, Joshua took over leadership and secured the Promised Land through conquest and consolidation. In this message, we will study the characters of Joshua and the spiritual journey we have to go through as Christians.
Summary: There’s a mission for every generation to fulfill. There’s a promise for every generation to believe. There’s a danger for every generation to face. There’s a time for every generation to move.