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Lessons from Amos: Don't Enter Gilgal - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... at Gilgal after the miraculous crossing of the Jordan River (Joshua 4:3). The nation was circumcised there in preparation for their possession of the Land (Joshua 5:5). The Passover was celebrated (Joshua 5:10), and the miraculous manna ceased...
No Coveting - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... nation. There is also the tragic example of Achan (Joshua 7). Achan had been warned twice (Deuteronomy 7:25; Joshua 6:18-19) not to crave the riches of Jericho. But he gave into "a delightful desire" (chamad, Joshua 7:21)....
Much Yet to Do - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... Joshua was old and stricken in years; and the Lord said unto him, Thou art old and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet very much land to be possessed" (Joshua 13:1). There is no set "retirement age" for the...
No Murder - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... it occurs without enmity (Numbers 35:22; Deuteronomy 19:14; Joshua 20:5) and by accident (Numbers 35:23), even though it may result from carelessness (Deuteronomy 19:5). Execution is demanded for premeditated and presumptuous murders. The...
Never Forsaken - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... Two verses later, it was then repeated personally for Joshua, who was to be their leader in the oncoming battles. Essentially the same promise had been made to Jacob as he began to assume his God-ordained role. “Behold, I am with...
Early Risers - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... and went up unto Mount Sinai” (Exodus 34:4). “Joshua rose early in the morning” to lead Israel over the Jordan, and then to capture Jericho; and to take Ai, “Joshua rose up early in the morning” (Joshua 3:1; 6:12;...
Stricken In Years - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... in years.“ Four times, this description was applied to Joshua (Joshua 13:1; 23:1,2) and once to David (I Kings 1:1). These also had been called to key ministries in God’s great plan. First of all, however, it was applied to...
The Unfailing Presence - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - His perpetual protecting presence. Note also His promise to Joshua: “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”...
Sanctify Yourself - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... Joshua said unto the people, Sanctify yourselves: for tomorrow the LORD will do wonders among you” (Joshua 3 5). Although this was an Old Testament command for a particular occasion, it can well be applied also to the New...
Night And Day - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... slight exception of the "long day" in the time of Joshua (Joshua 10:13), these day/night periods have ever since been essentially 24 hours long, and our text assures us it will always be so. However, the ratio of night and day in the...
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