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CONQUERING THE PROMISED LAND

June 22, 2011

The Book of Joshua describes the move of the Israelites into the Promised Land.  The pattern is clear. Joshua is obedient to the Lord and dependent upon God’s power for victory. Read Joshua 24:19-31 and you will see Joshua’s final instructions to the Israelites. 1 After the death of Joshua, the Israelites asked the LORD, […]

THE BOOK OF JUDGES

June 21, 2011

Most scholars partner Joshua and Judges – Joshua outlining the initial conquest of Canaan, the Promised Land.  After Joshua’s death, the tribes of Israel continue their conquest of the southern regions of Canaan, but they are unable to cleanse the land thoroughly of its native inhabitants. This the theme of Judges. God declares that these […]