• Israel Crosses the Jordan River

    Joshua 3

    Matthew Henry comments that the miracle of the Red Sea crossing under Moses was repeated in the Jordan River crossing under Joshua “to show that God has the same power to finish the salvation of his people that he had ...Read More

  • Rahab Trusts the God of Israel

    Joshua 2

    If the God of Israel is the omnipotent God of the heavens and earth, then our only hope for safety from His righteous wrath is in Him. That is why the appropriate response to the fear we have of God ...Read More

  • Israel Accepts Joshua’s Command

    Joshua 1:10–18

    God continues to lead His people through the work of undershepherds, church leaders who are accountable to the Lord to lead His people in godliness. We are to be subject to these leaders, following them as they guide us with ...Read More

  • Strength and Courage

    Joshua 1:6–9

    God exhorts His people to be strong and courageous as they carry out His mission, and one of the ways we grow in strength and courage is by believing and obeying His Word. When we do what God tells us ...Read More

  • Joshua Commissioned to Lead Israel

    Joshua 1:1–5

    If Joshua and the Israelites were not convinced that God would be with them, they would have been unable to obey Him and take the land. Similarly, if we are unconvinced that God is with us, we will not attempt ...Read More

  • The History of Israel

    Deuteronomy 4:31

    We may not always feel the Lord’s presence with us, especially when we are in sin. However, that does not mean God has left us. God has pledged never to leave or to utterly forsake His people, and our study ...Read More

  • Shepherding the Flock of God

    1 Peter 5:1–5

    While some pastors are guilty of being domineering over their flocks, most are humble servants of God who need our encouragement more than anything else. Words of encouragement to godly pastors are a great way we can support our leaders. ...Read More

  • Flee from Sexual Immorality

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  • Submission to Authority

    1 Peter 2:13–14

    That we must obey earthly authorities unless they command us to do something God forbids or forbid us to do something God commands is an easy principle to memorize but hard to apply. Before we disobey a lawful authority, we ...Read More

  • Living Stones in a Spiritual House

    1 Peter 2:4–8

    Many people want Christ but want nothing to do with His church. Yet, if we love Christ, we must love His church, and if we do not love His church, we do not love Him (1 John 4:21). One evidence ...Read More

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