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Day 98: Holy War and The Way

Joshua 7, 8, 9, and Luke 9:37-62 These three chapters continue in describing the Israelites Holy War against the people of the region. We are given accounts of loss and victory in these chapters. Luke speaks to us about discipleship and what it really means to follow the way of Christ. Joshua 7 We learn…

Day 97: Walls and Tents

Joshua 4, 5, 6 and Luke 9:18-36 In these chapters the Israelites knock down walls and establish a foothold in the Promised Land. In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus continues to reveal himself. Joshua 4 “What do these stones mean to you?” Joshua has the men, one from each tribe of Israel, carry a heavy…

Day 96: Conquest and Mission

Joshua 1, 2, 3 and Luke 9:1-17 The book of Joshua tells us of the conquest of the Promised Land and its settlement by the tribes of Israel. These opening chapters tell of the preparation the people make for conquest. Luke gives us an account of the mission Jesus sends the twelve on in Judea.…

Day 93: God’s Favor and Favoring God

Deuteronomy 28, 29 and Luke 7:31-50 These chapters talk about what is means to find favor with God and to lose favor with God as the people of Israel. Luke also show us what life can look like when we show our favor of, or preference for, God. Deuteronomy 28: The first 14 verses of this chapter speak to the promises for…