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Biblical Outline: Joshua

Peace & Blessings Beloved,

TGBTG for allowing us to see another day. I pray all is well with you and yours, and that your week has been fruitful & blessed thus far.

In this Series, we are going to further our in-depth study of each book of the Holy Bible, breaking each book into the major themes and topics contained therein. Today we'll outline the sixth book of the Bible, Joshua.

  • The Entrance into the Land (1:1;5:12)

    • The Exhortations to Conquer (chapter 1)

    • The Reconnaissance of Jericho (chapter 2)

    • The Crossing of the Jordan (chapters 3-4)

    • The Consecration at Gilgal (5:1-12)

    • The Conquest of the Land (5:13;12:24)

    • The Initial Battles (5:13;8:35)

      1. The victory at Jericho (5:13;6:27)

      2. The failure at Ai because of Achan's sin (chapter 7)

      3. The victory at Ai (8:1-29)

      4. The covenant renewed at Shechem (8:30-35)

    • The Campaign in the South (chapters 9-10)

      1. The treaty with the Gibeonites (chapter 9)

      2. The long day of Joshua (10:1-15)

      3. The southern cities conquered (10:16-43)

    • The Campaign in the North (chapter 11)

    • The Defeated Kings of Canaan (chapter 12)

    • The Distribution of the Land (chapters 13-21)

    • The Areas Yet to Be Conquered (13:1-7)

    • The Land Assigned by Moses to the Tribes in Transjordan (13:8-33)

    • The Division of the Land of Canaan (chapters 14-19)

      1. Introduction (14:1-5)

      2. The town given to Caleb (14:6-15)

      3. The lands given to Judah and "Joseph" at Gilgal (chs. 15-17)

      4. The allotments for Benjamin, Simeon, Zebulun, Issachar, Asher, Naphtali and Dan at Shiloh (18:1;19:48)

      5. The town given to Joshua (19:49-51)

    • The Cities Assigned to the Levites (chs. 20-21)

      1. The 6 cities of refuge (chapter 20)

      2. The 48 cities of the priests (chapter 21)

  • Epilogue: Tribal Unity and Loyalty to the Lord (chapters 22-24)

    • The Altar of Witness by the Jordan (chapter 22)

    • Joshua's Farewell Exhortation (chapter 23)

    • The Renewal of the Covenant at Shechem (24:1-28)

    • The Death and Burial of Joshua and Eleazar (24:29-33)

May we establish, nurture, and grow a sincere love for the word of God, and study it lovingly & faithfully.

I pray you receive this with the love intended, and apply it to wisdom.

Love you much.

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Blessed!

-Humble Servant

P.S- If you have not given your life to Jesus Christ, I implore you to take the time to do so right now. Use John 3:16 & Romans 10:9-10 as a foundation for making your confession of faith. And use Ephesians 2:1-10 to provide proper context for your salvation.

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