As kingdoms rise up against Joshua, we hear some language we’ve heard before concerning horses, chariots, and sand on the seashore. Why is God always stacking the odds against Israel? Were any of the cities in Canaan wanting to make peace? Is Israel the “good guys” and everyone else the “bad guys” in these accounts? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
We find out what happens to the five kings trapped in a cave and Chad and Daniel spend quite a bit of time discussing violence and death in the Bible. Israel continues the campaign in Canaan and wins battle after battle. But a group of cities joins with an enormous city to fight against Joshua. All this is discussed. Have a listen!
Five kings rise up against Gibeon and Israel rises to their defense. God gets all the credit for what happens in the battle and we are pointed back to the plagues of Egypt. Joshua asks the sun to stand still and it remains day until the battle is won. How are we to understand Joshua’s request and what does it mean that “no man moved his tongue against Israel.”? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Joshua writes the law on tablets of stone and reads it to the people. Israel’s neighbors trick them into making a covenant with them in a strange way. How will Joshua deal with his promise when he discovers they have been deceived? What do we learn about God and how He keeps his promises? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Israel makes another attempt to overthrow the city of Ai and this time is successful. God confirms again that Joshua is His appointed leader. Everything is destroyed and something very unpleasant is done to the king of Ai that ends up pointing us to Jesus. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!