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Chapter 1

Joshua

Sermon on Jan 20, 2002

Joshua 1:1-9

Joshua 1:1-9 Be Strong and Courageous

Joshua chapter 1. Now it came about after the death of Moses, the servant of the Lord that the Lord spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ servant, saying, "Moses My servant is dead; now therefore arise, cross this Jordan, you and all this people, to the land which I am giving to them, to the sons of Israel. Every place...

It is such a privilege and an honor to be invited here tonight to be a part of this time, a new chapter beginning in this church.  And I just first want to thank the Pearl Singers.  Thank you for coming and being a part of our worship.  That was wonderful and it added so much.  Thank you for being here.  And guys, I’m jealous of the ties...

Joshua

Sermon on Jan 27, 2002

Joshua 1:10-18

Joshua 1:10-18 Captain Joshua! Attenshun!

Then Joshua commanded the officers of the people, saying, "Pass through the midst of the camp and command the people, saying, ’Prepare provisions for yourselves, for within three days you are to cross this Jordan, to go in to possess the land which the LORD your God is giving you, to possess it." And to the Reubenites and to the Gadites and to...

Chapter 5

Joshua

Sermon on Mar 10, 2002

Joshua 5:1-11

Joshua 5:1-12 Ouch! Dr. Derek Thomas

Imagine that you were some great military leader preparing your men for battle in the hours that follow. How would you go about it? Stonewall Jackson prayed with his men. Henry V, before the battle of Agincourt, walked amongst them and spoke words of courage, rallying them to "stiffen the sinews and summon up the blood." You may remember the great scenes...

Joshua

Sermon on Mar 7, 2002

Joshua 5:13-6:27

Joshua 5:13–6:27 There Was No Battle at Jericho!

The really amazing thing about the battle of Jericho is that there was no battle! It is something which is summarized for us in Joshua 6:2, when the Lord says to Joshua: "See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its king and it's fighting men." When we turn to the pages of the...

Chapter 7

Joshua

Sermon on Mar 24, 2002

Joshua 7:1-15

Joshua 7:1-15 How Achan's Sin Was Found Out

On September 17, 1791, Major General Arthur St. Clair headed north from what is now Cincinnati, Ohio, to establish a fort at the head of the Maumee River where he was to be soundly defeated by the Shawnee Indians. He had been brought almost out of retirement by President George Washington. He took one look at the opposition, whom he...

Joshua

Sermon on Mar 31, 2002

Joshua 7:16-27

Joshua 7:16-27 The Morphology of Sin and Temptation

Michael has been married for 25 years. He has three children; one is away from home and working. Two are in college. Michael is a successful businessman, in the eyes of the world. His business requires him to take frequent trips away from home for several days at a time. During one of these trips he finds himself lured to...

Chapter 8

Joshua

Sermon on Apr 7, 2002

Joshua 8:1-34

Joshua 8 The Defeat of Ai

There is something altogether beautiful, yes, beautiful about the opening verse of this chapter. No matter what you make of the rest of this chapter, there is something absolutely beautiful about this opening verse. I don't know about you, but I imagine Joshua was feeling a little discouraged. The city of Ai had failed to be taken. Some of his men had...

Chapter 13

Joshua

Sermon on May 5, 2002

Joshua 13:1-21:45

Joshua 13-21 Marching as to War: “Possessing the Promised Land

“So the Lord gave Israel all the land which He had sworn to give to their fathers and they possessed it and lived in it. And the Lord gave them rest from every side according to all that He had sworn to their fathers, and no one of all their enemies stood before them The Lord...

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