Joshua 22-24: Serving the Lord in the Land

Joshua concludes with all the Israelite people settling into their new territories and homes where they are to serve the Lord and follow His commandments. Chapter twenty two This chapter begins with Joshua sending away the two and a half tribes that had asked back in Numbers to stay on some land on the other side of the Jordan. As soon as they get there, … Continue reading Joshua 22-24: Serving the Lord in the Land

Joshua 1-5: Crossing into the Land

In the last book, Deuteronomy, Moses finally passes on and passes the torch to Joshua. So this is where Joshua takes over command and leads the people of Israel. Chapter one We begin with God commanding Joshua to get ready to not only lead, but to “be strong and courageous” and to keep the law. Joshua then goes down to the camp tells the people … Continue reading Joshua 1-5: Crossing into the Land