JOSHUA

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CHAPTER 1

  1. They must mediate on it day and night and do all that is written in it.

CHAPTER 2

  1. Rahab, the harlot.
  2. Everyone was in terror and fainthearted because of Israel.
  3. To spare her, her mother, father, sisters, and brothers from death.
  4. Everyone was to be in the home and the window marked with a scarlet cord.

CHAPTER 3

  1. When the priests feet touched the waters, the Jordan quit flowing, and they walked over on dry ground.

CHAPTER 4

  1. Twelve stones were taken from the river.
  2. In the place they were to lodge, Gilgal, they set up the stones as a memorial.

CHAPTER 5

  1. They had not circumcised their sons.
  2. The manna ceased to form on the ground.
  3. An angel of the Lord, the commander of the Lord's army.

CHAPTER 6

  1. They were to march around the city once each day for 6 days sounding trumpets. On the seventh day, they were to circle the city 7 times, blowing trumpets and shout out loud on the last time.
  2. Silver, gold, bronze, and iron were saved and given to the house of the Lord.
  3. She and her family were spared and dwelled with Israel.

CHAPTER 7

  1. God was not with them because of Achan's sin.
  2. Achan had kept some spoil for himself, and he did not give the silver and gold to the house of the Lord.
  3. He and his family were stoned to death and they with all their livestock and houshold goods were burned up.

CHAPTER 8

  1. Joshua was to set an ambush behind the city while others drew the men of Ai out front into the field.
  2. He read out of the book of the law of the blessings and cursings that Moses had instructed them to do once they came into the new land.

CHAPTER 9

  1. They said they were people from far away who wanted to become servants of Israel.
  2. They neglected to inquire of God what to do.

CHAPTER 10

  1. Five kings came against Gibeon.
  2. Joshua and his men.
  3. They were killed by Joshua and hung on five trees.

CHAPTER 11

  1. He rounded up other kings to fight with him against Israel.
  2. Their number was more than the sand on the seashore.
  3. They were killed, and their cities were utterly destroyed.

CHAPTER 12

  1. There were thirty one kings defeated by Israel at this time.

CHAPTER 13

  1. Nine and one half tribes were still to receive land.

CHAPTER 14

  1. Caleb was eighty five years old.
  2. The land of the Hebron became Caleb's.

CHAPTER 15

1.      Caleb's daughter asked for a field with springs of water.

CHAPTER 16

1.      The Ephraimites felled to drive out the Canaanites from the land.

CHAPTER 17

  1. a. They were a large group, and the land was not big enough. They were also afraid of the Canaanites who still dwelt in the land. b. Joshua told them to cut down all the trees and expand their territory and to drive out the Canaanites.

CHAPTER 18

  1. Seven tribes remained to receive land.

CHAPTER 19

  1. Benjamin, Simeon, Zebulun, Issachar, Naphtali, and Dan.
  2. Simeon received his land within the tribe of Judah's land.
  3. The land in the mountains of Ephraim.

CHAPTER 20

  1. The tribe of Naphtali, Ephraim, and Judah to the east.
  2. The tribe of Reuben, Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh had the other three cities of refuge.

CHAPTER 21

  1. The Levites received land and cities within all of the twelve tribes.
  2. They received forty eight cities.

CHAPTER 22

  1. He reminded them to heed the commandments of the Lord, to walk in His ways, and to love Him with all their heart.
  2. a. They built an altar to God. b. They feared the descendants west of the Jordan would say that they had no part in God since the river separated them.

CHAPTER 23

  1. God would bring horrible things on them and their enemies would attack them until they all perished from the land.

CHAPTER 24

  1. They needed to fear God and serve Him in sincerity and truth.
  2. They had to choose to serve Him or to serve other gods.
  3. God was holy and jealous. He would not forgive their transgressions or sins.
  4. The people chose to serve God.
  5. He placed a stone under an oak tree by the sanctuary.