Bible Stories for Adults

The Conquest


Welcome and Announcements
    Next Week - Judges Rule Israel (Judges)
    Bible Words to Remember:
      As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you. Joshua 1:5

Opening Prayer

Passing Through Edom (Numbers 20:14-21)
    After wandering in the wilderness for years, how did Israel decide it was time to head north?
      Deuteronomy 2:1-3
    Why did God protect the Edomites from conquest by the Israelites?
      Deuteronomy 2:4-5
    Did Edom grant Israel's request to pass through on the King's Highway?
      Numbers 20:17-21

God Protects Moab and Ammon (Deuteronomy 2:4-23)
    Why did God protect the Moabites from conquest by the Israelites?
      Deuteronomy 2:9
    Why did God protect the Ammonites from conquest by the Israelites?
      Deuteronomy 2:19
    How long had passed when Israel reached Moab (Zered Brook)?
      Deuteronomy 2:14-15

Israel Defeats Eastern Amorites (Numbers 21:21-35, Deuteronomy 2:24-3:11)
    How was Israel to capture the land east of the Jordan River? Why?
      Deuteronomy 2:24-25
    Who was responsible for the victory over Sihon, king of Heshbon?
      Deuteronomy 2:32-33
    Who was responsible for the victory over Og, king of Bashan?
      Deuteronomy 3:3-4
    What territory did Israel claim after these two victories?
      Deuteronomy 3:8

Israel Blessed by Balaam (Numbers 22-24)
    How did King Balak plan to protect Moab from this powerful threat?
      Numbers 22:1-6
    Did Balak's plan work?
      Numbers 24:10, 12-13

Reuben, Gad, Manasseh Settle East of Jordan (Numbers 32, Deuteronomy 3:12-20)
    What special request was made by the tribes of Reuben and Gad?
      Numbers 32:1, 5
    Did Moses grant their request?
      Numbers 32:33
    Were there any stipulations to this agreement?
      Deuteronomy 3:18-20

Promised Land Described to Moses (Numbers 33:50-35:34)
    What did God command of Israel before they crossed the Jordan River?
      Numbers 33:51-56
    What is significant about the geography described in Numbers 34 & 35?
      Numbers 34:1-2
      Numbers 35:2, 6

Moses Dies (Deuteronomy 34)
    What did God need to take care of before Moses died?
      Deuteronomy 31:14
    What is the purpose of Deuteronomy 4-33?
      Deuteronomy 4:1
    Where did God bring Moses to die and why?
      Deuteronomy 34:1, 4-5
    Did the Israelites accept Joshua as their new leader?
      Joshua 1:16-17
    Moses felt unworthy of his calling. How well had he served as God's prophet?
      Deuteronomy 34:10-12

Israel Crosses the Jordan River (Joshua 3-5)
    How would God make sure that Israel looked to Joshua as their leader?
      Joshua 3:7
    How did God immediately show Israel that He was with Joshua?
      Joshua 3:15-17
    Why did Joshua build a monument of twelve stones from the Jordan River?
      Joshua 4:20-24
    What were Israel's first events after crossing the Jordan into the Promised Land?
      Joshua 5:3-5
      Joshua 5:10
      Joshua 5:11-12
      Joshua 5:13-15

Israel Conquers Jericho (Joshua 2, 6)
    What happened to the spies that Joshua sent to scope out Jericho?
      Joshua 2:1, 3, 6, 14-15
    What other important role did Rahab play that even she didn't realize?
      Matthew 1:1, 5-6a

    What was God's plan for conquering the fortified city of Jericho?
      Joshua 6:2-5
    How successful was God's plan?
      Joshua 6:20-21, 25
    How was faith a factor in the conquer of Jericho?
      Hebrews 11:30-31

    What curse did Joshua give to the destroyed city of Jericho?
      Joshua 6:26
    Was this curse ever fulfilled?
      1 Kings 16:34

Israel Conquers Ai (Joshua 7-8)
    What happened when Israel attacked Ai?
      Joshua 7:4-5
    What was the cause of this loss?
      Joshua 7:11, 20-21, 25
    What happened during Israel's second attack?
      Joshua 8:24-25
    What did Joshua do to renew the covenant at Mount Ebal?
      Joshua 8:34-35

Gibeon Deceives Israel into Treaty (Joshua 9)
    How did the people of Gibeon trick Israel into making a treaty with them?
      Joshua 9:3-6
    What was Israel's concern and what did they fail to verify?
      Joshua 9:7, 14
    What did Israel learn after they made a treaty with the Gibeonites?
      Joshua 9:15-16
    What did Israel do with the Gibeonites after learning of the trick?
      Joshua 9:20-21

Israel Defeats Southern Coalition (Joshua 10)
    What did 5 southern kings do in response to Gibeon siding with the enemy?
      Joshua 10:5
    How was this a bad mistake?
      Joshua 10:9-13
    What did Joshua do after this victory?
      Joshua 10:40-42

Israel Defeats Northern Coalition (Joshua 11)
    What did the northern kings do in response to this powerful threat?
      Joshua 11:4-5
    What happened at the Waters of Merom?
      Joshua 11:7-8
    What did Joshua do after this victory?
      Joshua 11:12-14

Promised Land Allocated to Tribes (Joshua 12-22)
    Did Israel conquer the entire territory under Joshua?
      Joshua 13:1 (2-5)
    What details are given in Joshua Chapters 13 through 21?
      Joshua 13:8 (9-33)
      Joshua 14:1 (Chap. 14-19)
      Joshua 20:2-3 (1-9)
      Joshua 21:3 (1-42)
    What did Joshua allow after these major victories?
      Joshua 22:1-2, 6 (1-34)

Joshua's Final Acts (Joshua 23-24)
    What instructions & warnings did Joshua give the Israelites before he died?
      Joshua 23:6-8, 12-13
      Joshua 24:14-15
      Joshua 24:24-25
      Joshua 24:29

Closing Prayer

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