BOOK OF JOSHUA
Quick overview of what we learned in Exodus:
God sent Moses to Egypt to rescue the Israelites from slavery.
God parted the Red Sea and the people walked on dry land to safety.
Twelve spies went into Canaan (the land God promised to the Israelites)
Joshua and Caleb (two of the spies) trusted God and wanted to conquer the land.
The other ten spies convinced the Israelites that the Canaanites were too powerful to
God was angry at the people’s lack of belief, so instead of moving into the Promised
Land, the people wandered in the desert.
Even though the people disobeyed, God took care of them in the desert.
After 40 years of wandering, the generation that didn’t obey God died off. Now their
children and grandchildren were ready to conquer the land God promised to them.
Because of their trust in God, Joshua and Caleb were the only two people living from the older generation. God allowed them to enter the Promised Land.
PREPARING TO CONQUER THE LAND GOD PROMISED THE ISRAELITES.
Moses is dead, and Joshua is the Israelites’ new leader. God tells Joshua it is time to take the land promised to the Israelites. As long as they obey, God will not let them fail.Read More