Book of joshua be strong and courageous
Joshua’s Leadership Style: Be Strong and Courageous | Richard BurkeyOur study brings us to the book of Joshua as we have followed the people of Israel from Egypt to the border of the promised land. We have been noticing in our studies that the books of Exodus through Deuteronomy are not merely history books. Rather, these are books given to us by God so that we will see how God is going to save the world. These books are pictures of our redemption. In the book of Exodus we saw that God is going to raise up a deliverer who will crush the enemy and set us free from our slavery. In the book of Numbers we learned that as we travel in the wilderness to the promised land we must not rebel or we will come up short.
Joshua 1:9 NIV
Now Joshua has been given promises from the same God! O Lordin the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch. The task that He has given you that is more than you can handle. To voice your own opinion and shut down others is considered strength and courage.Be courageous. When I was a boy there was no electric power in our mountain valley in Colorado. One listener wrote to tell us, I was dealing with attacks of feelings: inferiority. Joshua had nothing to fear?
Notice that this is described as the Lord providing a place of rest. Because God is with Joshua. He works with one of our partner stations. I will not leave you or forsake you.
This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”.
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The Exodus from Egypt? So no small challenge, but for him at this season of life to take up this huge responsibility. This was also a picture of Jesus. Anx have never really regarded Joshua as great but now I do.
I repeat it to myself often, as well as to my love. There is nothing more sure or certain than the promises of Clurageous What are we afraid of regarding today or tomorrow. We are to be strong, but in his power.
To voice your own opinion and shut down others is considered strength and courage. The Bible gives us a very different view from the worldly standards. Joshua was a military leader and was Moses assistant. As Joshua stood there many things were behind him. The Exodus from Egypt. The Wilderness wanderings. The giving of the Ten Commandments.
Joshua was to lead a military campaign in which they would bbe the land and then divide the land. This suggests to me that to be strong and courageous in the midst of challenges is an expression of faith. This promise was first made to Abraham Gen? No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.
Three times in this passage Joshua is commanded by the Lord to be strong and courageousdo not be afraid, strng 9. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. He said to Jacob. It is all too easy for us to do that with this book: tell the stories to the children about how the people of Israel conquered Jericho and occupied the land.