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Summary: To show that GOD will take vengeance on all our enemies by repaying them trouble for trouble (distress and afflictions) and it is a righteous thing for GOD to do for us. 2 Thessalonians 1:6 (Amplified Bible) [It is a fair decision] since it is a righteo

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I. EXORDIUM:

Are you troubled?

Yes. My enemies troubled me but the LORD sustains me.

Proverbs 18:14 (Amplified Bible)

The strong spirit of a man sustains him in bodily pain or trouble, but a weak and broken spirit who can raise up or bear?

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers/unbelievers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that GOD will take vengeance on all our enemies by repaying them trouble for trouble (distress and afflictions) and it is a righteous thing for GOD to do for us.

2 Thessalonians 1:6 (Amplified Bible)

[It is a fair decision] since it is a righteous thing with God to repay with distress and affliction those who distress and afflict you,

IV. TEXT:

Joshua 7:25 (Amplified Bible)

And Joshua said, Why have you brought trouble on us? The Lord will trouble you this day. And all Israel stoned him and those with him with stones, and afterward burned their bodies with fire.

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship, glorify, adore, bless, honor, acknowledge and thank You very much LORD JESUS for Vengeance is Yours and You will repay all my enemies that troubled me, You will repay trouble with trouble upon my enemies.

Hebrews 10:30 (New King James Version)

For we know Him who said, "Vengeance is Mine, I will repay," says the Lord. And again, "The Lord will judge His people."

VI. TITLE:

Trouble will return to the enemy

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: Joshua (uncertain)

B. Key Thought: How to be successful in the battle of life? (Joshua 1:8-9)

Joshua 1:8-9 (NLT)

8 Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do.

9 This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

C. Leading Topic: Conquest and Division of the land of Canaan

VIII. MAIN BODY:

Joshua 7:25 (Amplified Bible)

And Joshua said, Why have you brought trouble on us? The Lord will trouble you this day. And all Israel stoned him and those with him with stones, and afterward burned their bodies with fire.

Joshua 7:25 (King James Version)

And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled us? the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones.

A. JESUS is asking the enemy why he troubled GOD's creation?

"And Joshua said, Why have you brought trouble on us? The Lord will trouble you this day."

Achan symbolizes the enemy, while Joshua symbolizes the LORD JESUS. And of course, the LORD JESUS Himself troubles (disturb or afflict) our enemies not us.

Romans 12:19 (Amplified Bible)

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave the way open for [God’s] wrath; for it is written, Vengeance is Mine, I will repay (requite), says the Lord.

Deuteronomy 32:35 (Amplified Bible)

Vengeance is Mine, and recompense, in the time when their foot shall slide; for the day of their disaster is at hand and their doom comes speedily.

Hebrews 10:30 (Amplified Bible)

For we know Him Who said, Vengeance is Mine [retribution and the meting out of full justice rest with Me]; I will repay [I will exact the compensation], says the Lord. And again, The Lord will judge and determine and solve and settle the cause and the cases of His people.


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