Posts tagged with ‘Joshua’

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This Amazing Book We Call the Bible

by Ladd
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I was talking to a friend the other night about our perception of God in relationship with the conquering of the Promised Land under Joshua’s conquest. Some of the most difficult to understand concepts regarding the goodness of God stream out of the conquest. Why did God say to slay all the men, women, and […]

Things That Dwell Deep In Our Soul

by Ladd
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25 That same night the Lord said to him, “Take the second bull from your father’s herd, the one seven years old. Tear down your father’s altar to Baal and cut down the Asherah pole beside it. 26 Then build a proper kind of altar to the Lord your God on the top of this height. Using […]

Why Have You Done This?

by Ladd
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When God called the children of Israel to enter the Promised Land under Joshua’s leadership he called upon him and the people to be courageous and strong. They were not to be dismayed or frightened of the enemies aligned against them. They were to remember that God would never abandon them or forsake them because […]

The Giants the Haunt Our Souls

by Ladd
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The problem for the children of Israel when they entered the Promised Land was they hadn’t paid attention to what God had told them. In order to understand Judges we need to look at the first chapter of Joshua and God’s directives for His people as they conquered the land. The reason this is so […]

Infected With Sin

by Ladd
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Sin is not primarily breaking the law. Sin is breaking the heart of God and if we can absorb that into our hearts we will begin to understand the book of Judges. Sin is the condition of filling our hearts with other people, things, possessions, and desires that push God into the background. Sin is […]

Three Thousand Years Ago

by Ladd
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Our Bible study groups are going to be starting a series of studies on the book of Judges this fall and I would like to invite you to study along with us. I know, people’s first reaction is, “what do you want to study that for?” But, Judges is one of the most instructive and […]

No Sitting On the Fence!

by Ladd
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Joshua has come to the end of his days and he wants to give one last speech to the Children of Israel before he dies. He calls the tribes up to Shechem along with their elders, priests and judges and reminds them of all that God has done for them since He brought them out […]

Four Promises

by Ladd
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Joshua chapter one introduces us to the conquest of Canaan by the children of Israel. They had come up to the borders of the Promised Land forty years earlier but when they spied out the land they were convinced the nations of Canaan were too powerful for them so they refused to go forward. Now, […]

Battered by the Storm

by Ladd
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There’s a great story about Jesus and Peter in Matthew that gives us a wonderful insight into the grace of God. Jesus had just fed the five thousand and sent the disciples ahead of Him, by boat, to the other side of the lake while He went up into the hills to pray. When evening […]