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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
Passing Through Edom (Numbers 20:14-21)
After wandering in the wilderness for years, how did Israel decide it was time to head north?
Why did God protect the Edomites from conquest by the Israelites?
Did Edom grant Israel's request to pass through on the King's Highway?
God Protects Moab and Ammon (Deuteronomy 2:4-23)
Why did God protect the Moabites from conquest by the Israelites?
Why did God protect the Ammonites from conquest by the Israelites?
How long had passed when Israel reached Moab (Zered Brook)?
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?
Who was responsible for the victory over Sihon, king of Heshbon?
Who was responsible for the victory over Og, king of Bashan?
What territory did Israel claim after these two victories?
Israel Blessed by Balaam (Numbers 22-24)
How did King Balak plan to protect Moab from this powerful threat?
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?
Were there any stipulations to this agreement?
Promised Land Described to Moses (Numbers 33:50-35:34)
What did God command of Israel before they crossed the Jordan River?
What is significant about the geography described in Numbers 34 & 35?
Numbers 35:2, 6
Moses Dies (Deuteronomy 34)
What did God need to take care of before Moses died?
What is the purpose of Deuteronomy 4-33?
Where did God bring Moses to die and why?
Deuteronomy 34:1, 4-5
Did the Israelites accept Joshua as their new leader?
Moses felt unworthy of his calling. How well had he served as God's prophet?
Israel Crosses the Jordan River (Joshua 3-5)
How would God make sure that Israel looked to Joshua as their leader?
How did God immediately show Israel that He was with Joshua?
Why did Joshua build a monument of twelve stones from the Jordan River?
What were Israel's first events after crossing the Jordan into the Promised Land?
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?
How successful was God's plan?
Joshua 6:20-21, 25
How was faith a factor in the conquer of Jericho?
What curse did Joshua give to the destroyed city of Jericho?
Was this curse ever fulfilled?
1 Kings 16:34
Israel Conquers Ai (Joshua 7-8)
What happened when Israel attacked Ai?
What was the cause of this loss?
Joshua 7:11, 20-21, 25
What happened during Israel's second attack?
What did Joshua do to renew the covenant at Mount Ebal?
Gibeon Deceives Israel into Treaty (Joshua 9)
How did the people of Gibeon trick Israel into making a treaty with them?
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?
What did Israel do with the Gibeonites after learning of the trick?
Israel Defeats Southern Coalition (Joshua 10)
What did 5 southern kings do in response to Gibeon siding with the enemy?
How was this a bad mistake?
What did Joshua do after this victory?
Israel Defeats Northern Coalition (Joshua 11)
What did the northern kings do in response to this powerful threat?
What happened at the Waters of Merom?
What did Joshua do after this victory?
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)
What did Joshua allow after these major victories?
Joshua 14:1 (Chap. 14-19)
Joshua 20:2-3 (1-9)
Joshua 21:3 (1-42)
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
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