Have you ever been scammed? Has anyone ever misrepresented themselves in order to take advantage of you? The encounter of the Israelites and the Gibeonites is an interesting example. Let's learn from Joshua's mistake!
Joshua, Gibeonites, Integrity Honesty, Oaths
Many People Have Had Divine Opportunities That They Have Blown. Either they did not realize the significance of what they had or they knew but took it for granted. Gehazi the servant of Elisha is one of such examples. He trampled on a divine opportunity.
2 Kings 5:14-27
Character, Naaman, Opportunity Wasted, Integrity Honesty
God shows us that:
1. Satan has a strategy (vs. 1-3).
2. Our integrity is important (vs. 3-4).
3. Our sin is serious (vs. 5-10).
4. We should grow in godly fear (vs. 5 & 11).
5. We must lean on God's leadership (vs. 3-4).
Honesty, Sinfulness, Godly Fear, Church Problems, Integrity Honesty