Joshua 6

Description

A tour of Joshua 6 with Ken Boa.

After Joshua had an encounter with the Commander of the army of the Lord at the end of Joshua 5, he received the Lord’s instructions as to how to conquer the walled city of Jericho. Everything about this conquest was unorthodox, and it is significant that while the later battles under Joshua demonstrate great military tactics, this first battle had to be won solely by faith and obedience to the Lord. Thus, it would be clear from the outset that all the battles of Joshua had to be fought in the Lord’s strength and not in dependence on human skill and abilities. God honored Israel’s obedience to His apparently strange instructions, and this was one of the great moments in Israel’s history.

Reading of Joshua 6

Prayer: Lord, this account speaks to me about the whole nature of living the spiritual life. I realize how tempting it is to depend upon my own skill and abilities, when in fact I must always walk in childlike trust and obedience, looking to You for the victory.

Meditation passage for today: verse 27

Taken from "Handbook to Scripture—365 Key Chapters of the Bible"

Please register for a free account to view this content

We hope you have enjoyed the 10 discipleship resources you have read in the last 30 days.
You have exceeded your 10 piece content limit.
Create a free account today to keep fueling your spiritual journey!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple

Related
We Are Called to Love and Serve People
Dr. Ken Boa
Our New Identity in Christ Makes Us Secure
Dr. Ken Boa
The Boundless Love of God
Dr. Ken Boa
Waking Up
Dr. Ken Boa
What Is Man?
Dr. Ken Boa
Follow Us

Want to access more exclusive iDisciple content?

Upgrade to a Giving Membership today!

Already a member? Login to iDisciple