A Different Way of Doing Things
Theme: Obedient Faith
Scripture: Joshua 6:1-27
Notes and questions:
B1 Background and situation
C1 Summary: http://www.preceptaustin.org/joshua_commentaries
C2 In the book of Joshua we see God fulfilling His promise to Israel. They did receive the land that was promised to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. God fulfills His promises.
C3 Jericho was the city before them. It was very fortified with double walls, open area between the walls, and a ditch before the walls. If Jericho could withstand the advance of Israel, then Canaan was safe.
C1 City prepared Joshua 6:1
C2 God’s instructions Joshua 6:2-5
C3 Joshua’s instructions to priests Joshua 6:6-11
C4 The 6 days of marching Joshua 6:12-14
C5 The 7th day of marching and final instructions Joshua 6:15-19
C6 The conquest Joshua 6:20-21
C7 Rahab and family rescued Joshua 6:22-23
C8 The final outcome Joshua 6:24-25
C9 The curse Joshua 6:26-27
B3 City prepared Joshua 6:1,
C1 What was the attitude of the people of Jericho?
C2 What do you think Rahab was thinking?
B4 God’s instructions Joshua 6:2-5,
C1 Who is the deliverer?
C2 Is anything too hard for the Lord?
C3 How can we apply this to our situation?
C4 Why did God give these types of instructions? Doesn’t it seem a little weird for an army to do this?
C5 How do the Israelis show their faith?
B5 Joshua’s instructions to priests Joshua 6:6-11
C1 How long was it before Joshua gave the command to march?
C2 Why the trumpet?
D1 Note: the trumpet was an animal horn, the shofar.
C3 Why did the people have to be silent?
B6 The 6 days of marching Joshua 6:12-14
C1 Would it seem weird to do this for six days?
C2 How can we apply this to our day and lives?
B7 The 7th day of marching and final instructions Joshua 6:15-19
C1 Why were all the goods of the city devoted to God?
C2 Did the people understand the directions?
C3 Why were only the metals to be given to the treasury of God? (They were cherem, that is, devoted).
B8 The conquest Joshua 6:20-21
C1 Was it wrong to kill every single person in the city except Rahab and her family?
C2 Is God wicked, as some charge, to order this?
C3 See Deuteronomy 9:4-6 and Genesis 15:16.
C4 See also Romans 6:23.
C5 What about the infants? The parents made a wrong decision, so the children suffered. Rahab and family were NOT killed.
B9 Rahab and family rescued Joshua 6:22-23
C1 Was the promise of safety carried out?
C2 Why were Rahab and her family placed outside the camp?
B10 The final outcome Joshua 6:24-25
C1 Why was the city burned?
C2 What is the significance of the phrase “…to this day?”
B11 The curse Joshua 6:26-27
C1 Why was rebuilding the city given a curse?
C2 Why was Joshua successful?
C3 Can we be success in what God has asked of us? How?
B12 Next week
C1 Divine intervention
C2 Theme: Miraculous faith
C3 Scripture: Joshua 10:1-27
Posted by Choco at 15:26
Labels: Faith, Jericho, Obedience, Sunday School Lesson, Walls fall, Joshua