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They’re from the People of Israel.”, 3 The king of Jericho sent word to Rahab: “Bring out the men who came to you to stay the night in your house. 5 No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life; as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. (The following is a summary from notes taken during the message.) 7-8 God said to Joshua, “This very day I will begin to make you great in the eyes of all Israel. 8-11 Before the spies were down for the night, the woman came up to them on the roof and said, “I know that God has given you the land. They had never been circumcised; no one had circumcised them along the way. I’m commander of God’s army. He said, “Remember what Moses the servant of God commanded you: God, your God, gives you rest and he gives you this land. Cross to the country I’m giving to the People of Israel. Don’t get off track, either left or right, so as to make sure you get to where you’re going. I was with Moses — To assist him against all his enemies, and in all the difficulties of governing this stiff-necked people, which Joshua might justly fear no less than the Canaanites. You are going to lead this people to inherit the land that I promised to give their ancestors. Ponder and meditate on it day and night, making sure you practice everything written in it. 15-16 God told Joshua, “Command the priests carrying the Chest of The Testimony to come up from the Jordan.”, 17 Joshua commanded the priests, “Come up out of the Jordan.”. Forsake thee — I will not leave thee destitute, either of inward support, or of outward assistance. Follow it. Haven’t I commanded you? Look over the land. Joshua stepped up to him and said, “Whose side are you on—ours or our enemies’?”, 14 He said, “Neither. She said, “Yes, two men did come to me, but I didn’t know where they’d come from. I won’t give up on you; I won’t leave you. Joshua set up the twelve stones taken from the middle of the Jordan that had marked the place where the priests who carried the Chest of the Covenant had stood. Don’t be timid; don’t get discouraged. This is how you’ll know that God is alive among you—he will completely dispossess before you the Canaanites, Hittites, Hivites, Perizzites, Girgashites, Amorites, and Jebusites. She told them, “Run for the hills so your pursuers won’t find you. Strength! All the people who had come out of Egypt, of course, had been circumcised, but all those born in the wilderness along the way since leaving Egypt had not been. The people left their tents to cross the Jordan, led by the priests carrying the Chest of the Covenant. They were in awe of him just as they had been in awe of Moses all his life. I’ve just arrived.” Joshua fell, face to the ground, and worshiped. The people crossed; no one dawdled. But I have no idea where they went. Get going. Give it everything you have, heart and soul. It’s still called that. 23-24 The men headed back. Make sure you carry out The Revelation that Moses commanded you, every bit of it. In the same way I was with Moses, I’ll be with you. 4 1-3 When the whole nation was finally across, God spoke to Joshua: “Select twelve men from the people, a man from each tribe, and tell them, ‘From right here, the middle of the Jordan where the feet of the priests are standing firm, take twelve stones. Courage! 8-9 The People of Israel did exactly as Joshua commanded: They took twelve stones from the middle of the Jordan—a stone for each of the twelve tribes, just as God had instructed Joshua—carried them across with them to the camp, and set them down there. And don’t for a minute let this Book of The Revelation be out of mind. 1 1-9 After the death of Moses the servant of God, God spoke to Joshua, Moses’ assistant: “Moses my servant is dead. God vowed that these would never lay eyes on the land God had solemnly promised their ancestors to give us, a land flowing with milk and honey. The Message Update. You are going to lead this people to inherit the land that I promised to give their ancestors. He arrived at the Jordan and camped before crossing over. Joshua 1:5 King James Version (KJV). 12-13 The Reubenites, Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh had crossed over in battle formation in front of the People of Israel, obedient to Moses’ instructions. 6 Now the gates of Jericho were securely barred because of the Israelites. Joshua 1:5. The river went dry all the way down to the Arabah Sea (the Salt Sea). Joshua 1:8 says, “Keep the Book of the Law always on your lips; meditates on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. It was delivered December 27, 2020. | 226 views. All your life, no one will be able to hold out against you. The place you are standing is holy.”, Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). When the crossing of all the people was complete, they watched as the Chest of the Covenant and the priests crossed over. Joshua 6:1-2-5 MSG Jericho was shut up tight as a drum because of the People of Israel: no one going in, no one coming out. Finally the whole nation was across the Jordan, and not one wet foot. In the same way I was with Moses, I'll be with you. I won't give up on you; I won't leave you. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you. Jericho. 2-3 At that time God said to Joshua, “Make stone knives and circumcise the People of Israel a second time.” So Joshua made stone knives and circumcised the People of Israel at Foreskins Hill. Deuteronomy 34:1 And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho. Both men found purpose in obedience. So the men set chase down the Jordan road toward the fords. Strength! 13 And then this, while Joshua was there near Jericho: He looked up and saw right in front of him a man standing, holding his drawn sword. Chase them—you can still catch them!” (She had actually taken them up on the roof and hidden them under the stalks of flax that were spread out for her on the roof.) No one went out and no one came in. And the people crossed, facing Jericho. Ponder and meditate on it day and night, making sure you practice everything written in it. They’ll see for themselves that I’m with you in the same way that I was with Moses. From the wilderness and this Lebanon east to the Great River, the Euphrates River—all the Hittite country—and then west to the Great Sea. Make sure you carry out The Revelation that Moses commanded you, every bit of it. Check out Jericho.” They left and arrived at the house of a harlot named Rahab and stayed there. And the LORD shewed him all the land of Gilead, unto Dan, 2 And all Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim, and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah, unto the utmost sea, 3 And the south, and the … 1:5, 9, had kept that promise! Don’t be timid; don’t get discouraged. And give me some tangible proof, a guarantee of life for my father and mother, my brothers and sisters—everyone connected with my family. The Message (MSG) Bible Book List. He said: “You have carried out everything Moses the servant of God commanded you, and you have obediently done everything I have commanded you. If … As soon as they were gone, the gate was shut. And then he told the People of Israel, “In the days to come, when your children ask their fathers, ‘What are these stones doing here?’ tell your children this: ‘Israel crossed over this Jordan on dry ground.’, 23-24 “Yes, God, your God, dried up the Jordan’s waters for you until you had crossed, just as God, your God, did at the Red Sea, which had dried up before us until we had crossed. God had promised him that soon there would be no doubt in their minds that he was God's man. Get going. 5 There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. From the wilderness and this Lebanon east to the Great River, the Euphrates River—all the Hittite country—and then west to the Great Sea. 2 Then the Lord said to Joshua, “See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its king and its fighting men. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible, Sunlight/Grass Leather-Look, The Message: New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs--Personal-Size Edition, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible--soft leather-look, amethyst gem, The Message, Large Print, Brown Trio Leather-Look, Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible: NIV/NKJV/NLT/The Message, Bonded leather, burgundy. I won’t give up on you; I won’t leave you. Now take twelve men from the tribes of Israel, one man from each tribe. Joshua 1:1-9-1-9 The Message (MSG) After the death of Moses the servant of GOD, GOD spoke to Joshua, Moses’ assistant: “Moses my servant is dead. Don’t get off track, either left or right, so as to make sure you get to where you’re going. 4-7 The woman had taken the two men and hidden them. It piled up in a heap—a long way off—at Adam, which is near Zarethan. From the wilderness and this Lebanon east to the Great River, the Euphrates River—all the Hittite country—and then west to the Great Sea. Strength! I’m giving you every square inch of the land you set your foot on—just as I promised Moses. Joshua 22 The Message (MSG). Joshua simply said, "Hear the words of the Lord your God." Then you’ll get where you’re going; then you’ll succeed. Strength! 12-13 “Now promise me by God. Joshua 1:5 The Message Bible “Moses my servant is dead. These are the ones Joshua circumcised. The priests carrying God’s Chest of the Covenant came up from the middle of the Jordan. Courage! Cross this Jordan River, you and all the people. 2 The king of Jericho was told, “We’ve just learned that men arrived tonight to spy out the land. Then you will be free to return to your possession, given to you by Moses the servant of God, across the Jordan to the east.”, 16-18 They answered Joshua: “Everything you commanded us, we’ll do. 17 And there they stood; those priests carrying the Chest of the Covenant stood firmly planted on dry ground in the middle of the Jordan while all Israel crossed on dry ground. “Life After Death” Deuteronomy 34:1-12, Joshua 1:1-5. And don’t for a minute let this Book of The Revelation be out of mind. 2 Joshua son of Nun secretly sent out from Shittim two men as spies: “Go. From the wilderness and this Lebanon east to the Great River, the Euphrates River—all the Hittite country—and then west to the Great Sea. Cross this Jordan River, you and all the people. Courage! I won't give up on you; I won't leave you. Joshua directed them, “Cross to the middle of the Jordan and take your place in front of the Chest of God, your God. Courage!”. 14 God made Joshua great that day in the sight of all Israel. Courage! Joshua could accept the challenge because he recognized God's promise to him. Courage! Cross this Jordan River, you and all the people. Don’t get off track, either left or right, so as to make sure you get to where you’re going. primarily from his dad. In the same way I was with Moses, I’ll be with you. What a comfort it must have been to him to know that God, Who had promised to be with Joshua, Josh. Anyone who goes out the doors of your house into the street and is killed, it’s his own fault—we aren’t responsible. 2-5 God spoke to Joshua, “Look sharp now. Peter in Luke 4:42-5:11 understood this when he followed Jesus. 9 God said to Joshua, “Today I have rolled away the reproach of Egypt.” That’s why the place is called The Gilgal. Joshua 6:1-5 New International Version (NIV). Joshua 1:5-9 5 No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life; as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I showed you mercy; now show my family mercy. Make sure you keep a proper distance between you and it, about half a mile—be sure now to keep your distance!—and you’ll see clearly the route to take. We heard how God dried up the waters of the Red Sea before you when you left Egypt, and what he did to the two Amorite kings east of the Jordan, Sihon and Og, whom you put under a holy curse and destroyed. Joshua 1:5 New King James Version (NKJV). 10-11 The priests carrying the Chest continued standing in the middle of the Jordan until everything God had instructed Joshua to tell the people to do was done (confirming what Moses had instructed Joshua). As soon as they started eating food grown in the land, there was no more manna for the People of Israel. Joshua 5 1 When all the Amorite kings west of the Jordan and the Canaanite kings along the seacoast heard how God had stopped the Jordan River before the People of Israel until they had crossed over, their hearts sank; the courage drained out of them just thinking about the People of Israel. First, God expects His followers to live strong and courageous lives. As the book of Joshua opens, it is almost time for Passover (Joshua 5:10-11), and the children of Israel have reached a crucial juncture in their history. Listen to what God, your God, has to say. You will command the priests who are carrying the Chest of the Covenant: ‘When you come to the edge of the Jordan’s waters, stand there on the river bank.’”, 9-13 Then Joshua addressed the People of Israel: “Attention! Whatever affairs of this world we have to mind, we must not neglect the one thing needful. When the priests got to the Jordan and their feet touched the water at the edge (the Jordan overflows its banks throughout the harvest), the flow of water stopped. 2 Joshua son of Nun secretly sent out from Shittim two men as spies: “Go. Each of you heft a stone to your shoulder, a stone for each of the tribes of the People of Israel, so you’ll have something later to mark the occasion. Haven’t I commanded you? I’ve already given Jericho to … GOD spoke to Joshua, “Look sharp now. “But don’t tell anyone our business. 11-12 Right away, the day after the Passover, they started eating the produce of that country, unraised bread and roasted grain. It was a message of encouragement. They celebrated the Passover on the evening of the fourteenth day of the month on the plains of Jericho. The pursuers had looked high and low but found nothing. After three days, leaders went through the camp and gave out orders to the people: “When you see the Covenant-Chest of God, your God, carried by the Levitical priests, start moving. Courage! And then no more manna; the manna stopped. “Moses my servant is dead. 2. While the promise that God would be with Joshua was specific to Joshua, the principle extends to us today. All his orders to the people, and his judgments, must be according to the law of God. 1:5-9 Joshua is to make the law of God his rule. Sermon shows how God wants to use ordinary people based on Joshua 1:5-9; and shows how we will have success based on the promises of God. (Joshua 1:1-5:15) Call and Preparation of a New Leader (Joshua 1:1-9). To this very day, when challenged with tough decisions and discouragement, he hears his… These stones are a permanent memorial for the People of Israel.’”. In verse 5, God reminded Joshua that no one would be able to stand against Israel. Then you’ll get where you’re going; then you’ll succeed. C. Joshua delivered the Message. They set up camp at The Gilgal (The Circle) to the east of Jericho. God, your God, is with you every step you take.”, Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). Make sure you carry out The Revelation that Moses commanded you, every bit of it. They came down out of the hills, crossed the river, and returned to Joshua son of Nun and reported all their experiences. And don’t for a minute let this Book of The Revelation be out of mind. Give it everything you have, heart and soul. 5 No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. Font Size. Cross to the country I’m giving to the People of Israel. They’re spies; they’ve come to spy out the whole country.”. Joshua – A Portrait Of Obedience. He asked, “What orders does my Master have for his servant?”, 15 God’s army commander ordered Joshua, “Take your sandals off your feet. 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