Joshua makes a choice

These Bible verses (24:14-15) are where we find the famous statement of faith from Joshua when he says; “But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD.” Yes, Joshua clearly makes his choice without hesitation. But, what about us?…

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Joshua Advises the Leaders of Israel

In this Scripture reading, Joshua is about to die. And, he knows there are weak areas in the leadership who will follow his rule. So, he warns against slipping into the temptation of sin – especially regarding the other nations (people) with…

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finished promises

Taking into consideration that most of the promised land was conquered by Israel, did they really have to fight to gain the western areas? Well, they did make a promise to God to help their fellow brothers take possession of the land….

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Dividing the Promised Land

When doing something for God, is “almost” good enough? What if Joshua would have thought this way? What happens when we think this way? The study of this passage from Joshua 14:6-15 plainly shows that Joshua did not stray from God’s plan….

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Joshua and the Unconquered Land

Do Christians ever really retire? Before you answer “yes“, read the passage from Joshua 13 where God comes to him in his old age. Then, decide what “unconquered lands” you still have left in your Christian life… In this passage from the…

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northern kings

Studying the Bible, you’ll find many lessons of faith. So, read this Bible lesson of how Joshua obeyed God and won – when the odds were not in his favor. The conquest of the northern kings in Joshua 11:1-23 shows the great…

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No survivors! Not even the 5 powerful Amorite kings could stand against the power of God when He fought for Israel. In the previous lesson from chapter ten, we saw “the day the sun stood still“, where God allowed Joshua to win…

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The Day the Sun Stood Still

You’ve heard the saying “Divide and conquer.” I’m sure. But, what about bring together and conquer? This is exactly what Joshua did when he went to war with the five kings. Today’s Bible study lesson comes from Joshua 10:1-15. It tells about…

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Southern Kings War

Do you keep your word? I’m sure you do. But, should you keep it even if someone tricks you into giving it? This is the situation Joshua finds himself in when he gets ready to fight the Gibeonites and the southern kings….

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Mount Ebal

In these Bible verses, Joshua remains faithful to God and His commandments. He builds the altar at Mount EbalĀ  according to God’s instructions. Then, he reads the law to the people. The renewing of the covenant gives another example of how the…

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